The Emergence of Modern Afghanistan: Politics of Reform and Modernization, 1880-1946

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Stanford University Press, 1969 - History - 586 pages
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User Review  - Freshta Yosufi - Goodreads

It is a good seminal work on the histroy of Afghansitan untill 1950s very detailed and a good start to understand the history and more importantly the journey of modernization in Afghanistan. I recommend as a starting point for researches on modernization in Afghanistan. Read full review

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Vartan Gregorian is the twelfth president of Carnegie Corporation of New York. Previously, he served for nine years as president of Brown University and as president of the New York Public Library. Dr. Gregorian is the author of "The Emergence of Modern Afghanistan: Politics of Reform and Modernization, 1880-1946". His academic honors include some fifty honorary degrees. In 1998, President Clinton awarded him the National Humanities Medal.

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