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The Resource Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid

Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid

Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia
Title
Taliban
Title remainder
militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia
Statement of responsibility
Ahmed Rashid
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rashid brings the shadowy world of the Taliban into sharp focus. He explains its rise to power, its impact on Afghanistan and the region, its role in oil and gas company decisions, and the effects of changing American attitudes toward the Taliban
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
958.104
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS371.2
LC item number
.R367 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-304) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. History of the Taliban movement. Kandahar 1994: the origins of the Taliban ; Herat 1995: God's invincible soldiers ; Kabul 1996: commander of the faithful ; Mazar-e-Sharif 1997: massacre in the north ; Bamiyan 1998-99: the never-ending war -- pt. 2. Islam and the Taliban. Challenging Islam: the new-style fundamentalism of the Taliban ; Secret society: the Taliban's political and military organization ; A vanished gender: women, children and Taliban culture ; High on heroin: drugs and the Taliban economy ; Global jihad: the Arab-Afghans and Osama Bin Laden -- pt. 3. The new great game. Dictators and oil barons: the Taliban and Central Asia, Russia, Turkey and Israel ; Romancing the Taliban 1: the battle for pipelines 1994-96 ; Romancing the Taliban 2: the battle for pipelines 1997-99, The USA and the Taliban ; Master or victim: Pakistan's Afghan war ; Shia versus Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia ; Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan ; The Taliban resurgent 2000-2009
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xvii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780300163681
Lccn
2009938249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
ocn449855039
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-304) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. History of the Taliban movement. Kandahar 1994: the origins of the Taliban ; Herat 1995: God's invincible soldiers ; Kabul 1996: commander of the faithful ; Mazar-e-Sharif 1997: massacre in the north ; Bamiyan 1998-99: the never-ending war -- pt. 2. Islam and the Taliban. Challenging Islam: the new-style fundamentalism of the Taliban ; Secret society: the Taliban's political and military organization ; A vanished gender: women, children and Taliban culture ; High on heroin: drugs and the Taliban economy ; Global jihad: the Arab-Afghans and Osama Bin Laden -- pt. 3. The new great game. Dictators and oil barons: the Taliban and Central Asia, Russia, Turkey and Israel ; Romancing the Taliban 1: the battle for pipelines 1994-96 ; Romancing the Taliban 2: the battle for pipelines 1997-99, The USA and the Taliban ; Master or victim: Pakistan's Afghan war ; Shia versus Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia ; Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan ; The Taliban resurgent 2000-2009
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xvii, 319 pages
Isbn
9780300163681
Lccn
2009938249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
ocn449855039

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