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Frontier folk of the Afghan border--and beyond

Lilian A Starr

Frontier folk of the Afghan border--and beyond

by Lilian A Starr

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Published by Church Missionary Society in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • Missions, Medical.,
    • Afghanistan -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby L. A. Starr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS354 .S7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94, [2] p.
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6646226M
      LC Control Number22015654
      OCLC/WorldCa2881282

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      Pakistani Unconventional Warfare Against Afghanistan: and they will definitely remain a formidable foe to the Afghan government in and beyond. it is a concept deeply rooted in the psyche of the Pashtun tribes which straddle the Afghan-Pakistani border and poses a potential existential threat to modern-day Pakistan. Nationalism in Afghanistan the late Mir Ghulam Muhammad Ghobar, a prominent member of Kabul's historical society in the s who became well known for his critical analyses of Afghanistan's history. Ghobar's most famous book, Afghanistan in the Course of History, written in Persian, was banned by an intolerant government.

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Frontier Folk of the Afghan Border—and Beyond is a book of photographs, with explanatory text, of people from more than 20 tribes and ethnic groups mainly living in the Northwest Frontier region of British India (present-day Pakistan) or across the border in Afghanistan.

A few of the pictures show people or scenes from Kashmir, Tibet, and Russian Turkestan. English: Frontier Folk of the Afghan Border—and Frontier folk of the Afghan border--and beyond book is a book of photographs, with explanatory text, of people from more than 20 tribes and ethnic groups mainly living in the Northwest Frontier region of British India (present-day Pakistan) or across the border in Afghanistan.

A few of the pictures show people or scenes from Kashmir, Tibet, and Russian. Frontier folk of the Afghan border--and beyond. London, Church Missionary Society [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Lilian A Underhill; Church Missionary Society.

Frontier folk of the Afghan border and beyond Lilian A. Starr HIS small book in no way attempts to give a cletailecl or systematic description ol the other people of the Afghkn Frontier and beyond.

In these pages more than twenty different tribes are shown, and something of the life of the people, their c~~stoins, and their trades. Recommended Citation. Starr, Lilian A. Frontier folk of the Afghan border and beyond.

London: Church Missionary Society, 94, [2] p., by: 2. Frontier, or to relate a full account of the history of its people. It is simply a collection of snapshots-a book about people-and lias originated in the interest taken by very different types of British people in tlle pictures representing types of other people of the Afghan Frontier and beyond.

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