Edward Girardet, Jonathan Walter
Media Action International, 2004 - History - 544 pages
Updated to reflect recent events, this guidebook provides a unique and indispensable tool for anyone working and traveling in Afghanistan. Specially commissioned articles from leading experts in the field examine Afghanistan’s historical legacy and contemporary milieu, covering everything from the security situation and the resurgence of the Taliban to two decades of human rights abuses and the current situation of women. Street maps for all major cities, practical advice on daily survival, important contacts, and a list of key phrases make this an essential practical resource for any visitor to Afghanistan. Detailed information and statistics on key political and humanitarian sectors are included.
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