July 2001
Afghanistan Country Review;2001/2002, p9
Country Report
Country Report
Chronicles the history of the country of Afghanistan. Role of the country in the Indian civilization; Indian influence on the country's culture and economy; Gateway for invasions into India; Effect of the conflict between the expanding British and Russian empire on the Afghanistan during the 19th century.


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