Afghanistan: The land

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Crabtree Publishing Company, Oct 31, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Ages 9 to 14 years. From the dominating Hindu Kush mountain range to the desolate "desert of death", Afghanistan's many ethnic groups have made their home in this country's rugged terrain. Beautiful, full-colour photographs and simple text show children the awe-inspiring landscape, lifestyles of the people, and the hardships of a remarkable country trying to bring stability to its nation. Topics include: Hindu Kush and other mountains; rivers and irrigation; deserts; people of Afghanistan; struggle for peace; landmines; cities and ruins; farming and herding; wildlife.
  

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Contents

Land of the Afghans
4
A mountainous land
6
Watering the land
8
The Desert of Death
10
The people of Afghanistan
12
Struggle for peace
14
Landmines
16
Cities in mountains and valleys
18
On the northern plains rrv
22
Desert cities past and present
23
Farming and herdi
26
Industries
28
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