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  • Central Asia

    Central Asia
    av Adeeb Khalid

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161396

    A major history of Central Asia and how it has been shaped by modern world events Central Asia is often seen as a remote and inaccessible land on the peripheries of modern history. Encompassing Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazak…

  • War

    War
    av Sebastian Junger

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007337712

    From the author of The Perfect Storm, a gripping book about Sebastian Junger's almost fatal year with the 2nd battalion of the American Army.

  • The Treeline

    The Treeline

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787332249

    * A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK * 'The very treeline is on the move: a devastating image. This book is an evocative, wise and unflinching exploration of what it will mean for humanity.' Jay Griffiths The Arctic treeline is the frontline of climate…

  • Lost Pianos of Siberia

    Lost Pianos of Siberia
    av Sophy Roberts

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784162849

    * Shortlisted for the 2021 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year prize * A critically-acclaimed Sunday Times, Spectator and Independent Book of 2020 * Now with colour photography by Michael Turek'Richly absorbing... An impressive exploration of Si…

  • Zuleikha

    Zuleikha
    av Guzel Yakhina

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786076847

      WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE LEO TOLSTOY YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 READ RUSSIA PRIZE RUNNER-UP FOR THE EBRD LITERATURE PRIZE, 2020 Zuleikha is the model of a dutiful wife. Biddibl…

  • No Good Men Among the Living

    No Good Men Among the Living
    av Anand Gopal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250069269

    Through their dramatic stories, Gopal shows that the Afghan war, so often regarded as a hopeless quagmire, could in fact have gone very differently. Top Taliban leaders actually tried to surrender within months of the US invasion, renouncing all pol…

  • The Ledger

    The Ledger

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787386952

    'These things happened. They were glorious and they changed the world,' said Charlie Wilson, of America's role backing the anti-Soviet mujahideen. 'And then we fucked up the endgame.' With no support for Afghanistan after that war, the vacuum was fi…

  • A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns
    av Khaled Hosseini

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526604750

    THE RICHARD & JUDY NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER ‘A suspenseful epic’ Daily Telegraph ‘A triumph’ Financial Times ‘Heartbreaking’ Mail on Sunday ‘Deeply moving’ Sunday Times Mariam is only fifteen when she is…

  • The Scythians

    The Scythians
    av Barry Cunliffe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198820123

    Brilliant horsemen and great fighters, the Scythians were nomadic horsemen who ranged wide across the grasslands of the Asian steppe from the Altai mountains in the east to the Great Hungarian Plain in the first millennium BC. Their steppe homeland…

  • Soviet Asia

    Soviet Asia
    av Roberto Conte

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995745551

    A fantastic collection of Soviet Asian architecture, many photographed here for the first time Soviet Asia explores the Soviet modernist architecture of Central Asia. Italian photographers Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego crossed the former Soviet r…

  • Television and the Afghan Culture Wars

    Television and the Afghan Culture Wars
    av Wazhmah Osman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252085451

    Portrayed in Western discourse as tribal and traditional, Afghans have in fact intensely debated women's rights, democracy, modernity, and Islam as part of their nation building in the post-9/11 era. Wazhmah Osman places television at the heart of t…

  • Television and the Afghan Culture Wars

    Television and the Afghan Culture Wars
    av Wazhmah Osman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252043550

    Portrayed in Western discourse as tribal and traditional, Afghans have in fact intensely debated women's rights, democracy, modernity, and Islam as part of their nation building in the post-9/11 era. Wazhmah Osman places television at the heart of t…

  • It's All About Treo

    It's All About Treo
    av Damien Lewis

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780873992

    This is the incredible true story of the unbreakable bond forged between Treo, the world's most highly decorated dog, and his handler Sgt. Dave Heyhoe When Dave Heyhoe was sent to Afghanistan to help detect the Taliban's murderous roadside bombs, he…

  • The War Against Civilians

    The War Against Civilians
    av Vasja Badalic

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030124083

    This book provides a critical analysis of how the “war on terror” affected the civilian population in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This “forgotten war,” which started in 2001 with the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, has seen mor…

  • The War Against Civilians

    The War Against Civilians
    av Vasja Badalic

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030124052

    This book provides a critical analysis of how the “war on terror” affected the civilian population in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This “forgotten war,” which started in 2001 with the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, has seen mor…

  • Stalin?s Nomads

    Stalin?s Nomads
    av Robert Kindler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965435

    Robert Kindler's seminal work is a comprehensive and unsettling account of the Soviet campaign to forcefully sedentarize and collectivize the Kazakh clans. Viewing the nomadic life as unproductive, and their lands unused and untilled, Stalin and his…

  • The Great Game

    The Great Game
    av Peter Hopkirk

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719564475

    For nearly a century the two most powerful nations on earth, Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia, fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia. Those engaged in this shadowy struggle called it 'The Great Game', a phrase immo…

  • Lost Enlightenment

    Lost Enlightenment
    av S. Frederick Starr

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165851

    In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable…

  • First Casualty

    First Casualty
    av Toby Harnden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787396449

    The story of the six-day battle that began the War in Afghanistan and how it set the scene for twenty years of conflict.

  • The Russian Conquest of Central Asia

    The Russian Conquest of Central Asia
    av Alexander Morrison

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107030305

    The Russian conquest of Central Asia was perhaps the nineteenth century's most dramatic and successful example of European imperial expansion, adding 1.5 million square miles and at least 6 million people - most of them Muslims - to the Tsar's domai…

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    av Thomas Barfield

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154411

    Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world, from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban resurgence today. Thomas Barfield introduces readers to the…

  • The Panjshir Valley 1980?86

    The Panjshir Valley 1980?86
    av Mark Galeotti

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472844736

    An in-depth look at the struggle between the charismatic rebel commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, 'The Lion of Panjshir', and the Soviet forces who fought to control the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan. When the Soviets rolled into Afghanistan in 1979, th…

  • Sea Stories

    Sea Stories
    av William H. McRaven

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538729755

    Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having been involved in some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama…

  • Sea Stories

    Sea Stories
    av William H. McRaven

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781538729748

    Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having orchestrated some of the most famous missions in recent memory, including the capture of Saddam Hussein, the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, and the raid to kill Osama bin…

  • Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway

    Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway
    av Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786574596

    Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Trans-Siberian Railway is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze through the window at…

  • Return of a King

    Return of a King
    av William Dalrymple

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408831595

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2013 'Dazzling' Sunday Times 'Magnificent' Guardian 'Sparkling' Daily Telegraph In the spring of 1839, Britain invaded Afghanistan for the first time. Nearly 20,000 British and East India Company troops poure…

  • The Looming Tower

    The Looming Tower
    av Lawrence Wright

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141029351

    THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING BESTSELLER, NOW AN ACCLAIMED TV SERIES This is the definitive account of the run-up to 9/11: from the man who lit the spark of radical Islam in 1948, to those who built up a terror network, and to the FBI agent whose warni…

  • No Easy Day

    No Easy Day
    av Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405911894

    An account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from inside the US Navy Seal team who carried out the extraordinary mission to kill the terrorist mastermind.

  • The Reaper

    The Reaper
    av Nicholas Irving

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250080608

    Ground-breaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, inclu…

  • Lone Survivor

    Lone Survivor
    av Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780751555943

    It was a top-secret US military mission. Now, the SEAL team leader finally tells the stunning true story. Now a major Hollywood film starring Mark Wahlberg and Eric Bana.

  • Afghan Napoleon - The Life of Ahmad Shah Massoud

    Afghan Napoleon - The Life of Ahmad Shah Massoud

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913368227

    When the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979, the forces of resistance were disparate and divided mujahideen groups, as interested in fighting each other and competing for Western arms as opposing the Russians. The exception was Ahmed Shah Massoud,…

  • Owls of the Eastern Ice

    Owls of the Eastern Ice
    av Jonathan C. Slaght

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141987262

  • Parwana

    Parwana
    av Durkhanai Ayubi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911632238

    Interwoven with traditional Afghan recipes is one family's story of a region long afflicted by war, but with much more at its heart. Author Durkhanai Ayubi's parents, Zelmai and Farida Ayubi, fled Afghanistan with their young children in 1985, at th…

  • The Lost Pianos of Siberia

    The Lost Pianos of Siberia
    av Sophy Roberts

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857524942

    A critically-acclaimed Sunday Times, Spectator and Independent BOOK OF 2020 'Richly absorbing... An impressive exploration of Siberia's terrifying past.' Guardian 'Evocative and wonderfully original.' Colin Thubron __________ Siberia's expansive his…

  • Negotiating Survival

    Negotiating Survival
    av Ashley Jackson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787384859

    Two decades on from 9/11, the Taliban now control more than half of Afghanistan. Few would have foreseen such an outcome, and there is little understanding of how Afghans living in Taliban territory have navigated life under insurgent rule. Based on…

  • Homeland Elegies

    Homeland Elegies
    av Ayad Akhtar

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472276896

    A NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST AND ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR 'I read it in a fever, swept up in the kind of rapture you fall into when your most audacious friend kicks off on a hilarious, outrageous, but deeply sincere rant' Torrey Peters, Guard…

  • Homeland Elegies

    Homeland Elegies
    av Ayad Akhtar

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472276889

    AN ECONOMIST, NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Outstanding... it is hard to convey the breadth and brilliance of this work' Observer 'A beautiful novel about an American son and his immigrant father that has echoes of THE GREAT G…

  • The Pathans

    The Pathans
    av Olaf Caroe

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195772210

    This is the foremost work on the social and political history of the Pathans, from 550 BC to AD 1957. It includes an epilogue written, just before the author's death, in the light of recent events in Afghanistan.

  • Consolations of the Forest

    Consolations of the Forest
    av Sylvain Tesson

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141975481

    Sylvain Tesson, found a radical solution to his need for freedom, one as ancient as the experiences of the hermits of old Russia: he decided to lock himself alone in a cabin in the middle taiga, on the shores of Baikal, for six months. Noting carefu…

  • Blind Spot

    Blind Spot
    av M.D. Salmaan Keshavjee

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520282841

    Neoliberalism has been the defining paradigm in global health since the latter part of the twentieth century. What started as an untested and unproven theory that the creation of unfettered markets would give rise to political democracy led to polic…

  • Blind Spot

    Blind Spot
    av M.D. Salmaan Keshavjee

    Klotband - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520282834

    Neoliberalism has been the defining paradigm in global health since the latter part of the twentieth century. What started as an untested and unproven theory that the creation of unfettered markets would give rise to political democracy led to polic…

  • Games without Rules

    Games without Rules
    av Tamim Ansary

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610393195

    The history of modern Afghanistan is an epic drama, a thriller, a tragedy, a surreal farce. Every forty years or so, over the last two centuries, some great global power has attempted to take control of Afghanistan, only to slink away wounded and be…

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    av Martin Ewans

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060505080

    Examines the history, people, politics, religion, geography, and culture of Afghanistan, offering a revealing portrait of the war-ravaged nation and the Taliban regime and including new information covering events up to spring 2002.

  • Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    av Barnett R. Rubin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190496647

    Afghanistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia, has improbably been at the center of international geopolitics for four decades. After the Soviet Union invaded in 1980, Afghanistan descended into an unending conflict that featured at various poin…

  • Ghost Wars

    Ghost Wars
    av Steve Coll

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141020808

    Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize The explosive, New York Times bestselling first-hand account of America's secret history in Afghanistan Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll has spent years reporting from the Middle East, accessed previously classif…

  • Rural Development

    Rural Development
    av Adam Pain

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138775664

    Rural Development is a textbook that critically examines economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts both in the global north and in the global south. By consistently using examples from the north and the south the book highl…

  • Rural Development

    Rural Development
    av Adam Pain

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138775640

    Rural Development is a textbook that critically examines economic, social and cultural aspects of rural development efforts both in the global north and in the global south. By consistently using examples from the north and the south the book highl…

  • Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

    Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
    av Eric Newby

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780007367757

    A classic of travel writing, A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush is Eric Newby's iconic account of his journey through one of the most remote and beautiful wildernesses on earth.

  • The Forty-Year War in Afghanistan

    The Forty-Year War in Afghanistan

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781839768170

    The NATO occupation of Afghanistan is over, and a balance-sheet can be drawn. These essays on war and peace in the region reveal Tariq Ali at his sharpest and most prescient. Rarely has there been such an enthusiastic display of international unity…

  • Amur River

    Amur River
    av Colin Thubron

    Övrigt - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784742881

  • Taliban

    Taliban
    av Ahmed Rashid

    Häftad - 2012 - ISBN: 9781848854468

    The American bombing of terrorist bases in Afghanistan under the protection of the Islamic fundamentalist Taliban movement has brought the Taliban into sharp focus as the most radical and extreme Islamic movement in the world today. Little is known…

  • The Taliban at War

    The Taliban at War
    av Antonio Giustozzi

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787381322

    How does the Taliban wage war? How has its war changed over time? Firstly, the movement’s extraordinary military operation relies on financial backing. This volume analyses such funding. The Taliban’s external sources of support include…

  • Shadow of the Silk Road

    Shadow of the Silk Road
    av Colin Thubron

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784875343

    Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindOn buses, donkey carts, trains, jeeps and camels, Colin Thubron traces the drifts of the first great trade route out of the heart of China into the mountains o…

  • Sovietistan

    Sovietistan
    av Erika Fatland

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857057747

    "A mesmerising trip across Central Asia . . . A fascinating travelogue" Financial Times SHORTLISTED FOR EDWARD STANFORD/LONELY PLANET DEBUT TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR 2020 An unforgettable journey through the former Soviet Republics, by a prizewinnin…

  • The Silk Road

    The Silk Road
    av Valerie Hansen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190218423

    The Silk Road is as iconic in world history as the Colossus of Rhodes or the Suez Canal. But what was it, exactly? It conjures up a hazy image of a caravan of camels laden with silk on a dusty desert track, reaching from China to Rome. The reality w…

  • The Silk Road

    The Silk Road
    av Valerie Hansen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195159318

    The Silk Road is as iconic in world history as the Colossus of Rhodes or the Suez Canal. But what was it, exactly? It conjures a hazy image of a caravan of camels laden with silk on a dusty desert track, reaching from China to Rome. The reality was…

  • Lonely Planet Central Asia

    Lonely Planet Central Asia
    av Lonely Planet, Stephen Lioy, Anna Kaminski

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786574640

    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Central Asia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Enjoy booming Almaty's cafes, clubs and sh…