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Author Adamec, Ludwig W.

Title The A to Z of Afghan wars, revolutions and insurgencies / Ludwig W. Adamec
Published Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (lxxxviii, 403 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The A to Z guide series ; no. 195
A to Z guides ; 195
Contents List of illustrations -- Editor's foreword / Jon Woronoff -- Acknowledgments -- Reader's note -- Acronyms and abbreviations -- Chronology -- Introduction -- The dictionary -- Appendix 1: Soviet report on intervention, 1979 -- Appendix 2: Soviet-Afghan treaty of friendship -- Appendix 3: Status of Soviet forces protocol -- Appendix 4: Cease-fire protocol -- Appendix 5: American declaration of war -- Appendix 6: Military technical agreement -- Appendix 7: English-Afghan military terms -- Bibliography -- About the author
Summary This volume presents an encyclopedic survey of the endless chain of wars stretching over two and a half centuries in the country of Afghanistan. The coverage consists of the American involvement in Afghanistan since October 2001 as well as individual campaigns, including tactics and logistics of skirmishes, the weapons used, and biographical entries on the significant leaders involved in the battles. Extensive analysis of regional and ideological divisions within the country and the external forces that have brought around conflict in this remote, mountainous region, in addition to a chronology of the encounters, an extensive bibliography, and numerous maps and illustrations
Notes Originally published in 2005 as Historical dictionary of Afghan wars, revolutions and insurgencies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-401)
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Subject Afghanistan -- History -- Dictionaries.
Afghanistan -- History, Military -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
Author Adamec, Ludwig W. Historical dictionary of Afghan wars, revolutions, and insurgencies.
ISBN 1461731895 (electronic bk.)
9781461731894 (electronic bk.)