This third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan provides researchers with updated information and considerable new material. It includes entries on major historical events, important places, leading personalities - past and present - and significant aspects of the country's culture, religion, and economy. The introduction contains an outline of Afghanistan's political history, an appendix includes a number of documents, and a comprehensive bibliography introduces the reader to additional sources. Published in print format in 2003.
About the Author:
Ludwig W. Adamec is widely known as a leading authority on Afghanistan. He is a professor at the University of Arizona and has served as the director of the Near Eastern Center for 10 years.