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Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia by Rashidm Ahmed - Paperback - 2001 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.com

Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia

by Rashidm Ahmed

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001. Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. Clean, unmarked wrappers with slight edge wear. Pages clean, no markings of any kind, no creases. Cover flares up a bit. A book about the nature of local Central Asian politics. Correspondent Ahmed Rashid brings the shadowly world of the Taliban, the world's most estreme and radical Islamic organization, into sharp focus in this insightful book. Perhaps the only authoritative account of the Taliban available to English language readers, explaining the Talibal's rise to power, its impact on Afghanistan and the region, its role in oil and gas company decisions, and the effects of changing American attitudes. An excellent political and historical account. 279 pages with Appendices, Notes and Index. 7.75 x 5 inches. 2001, Yale University Press, New Haven and London
  • Bookseller: The Parnassus BookShop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 023170
  • Title: Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia
  • Author: Rashidm Ahmed
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0300089023
  • ISBN 13: 9780300089028
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Place: New Haven and London
  • Date published: 2001
  • Keywords: MILITANT ISLAM TALIBAN MOVEMENT, HISTORY
  • Bookseller catalogs: History. Middle East;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Middle East / General;


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