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The Resource The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, William Dalrymple

The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, William Dalrymple

Label
The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan
Title
The return of a king
Title remainder
the battle for Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
William Dalrymple
Title variation
Battle for Afghanistan, eighteen thirty-nine to forty-two
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the mid-19th-century Afghan war as the result of neocolonial ambition and cultural clashes, drawing on primary sources to explore such topics as the human toll of the war and the similarities between it and the present-day conflict
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10174295
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
958.103
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
general
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Label
The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, William Dalrymple
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xl, 567 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781408822876
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012040998
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
The return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, William Dalrymple
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xl, 567 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9781408822876
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012040998
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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