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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

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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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the Taliban and its form of Islamic fundamentalism, explains how the organization rose to power, and discusses its impact on Afghanistan and why the country has become a center for international terrorism
Writing style
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169545
Cataloging source
JSZ
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Rashid, Ahmed
Dewey number
958.104
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taliban
  • Islamic fundamentalism
  • Petroleum industry and trade
  • Islam and politics
  • Islam and state
  • Afghanistan
Target audience
adult
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militant Islam, oil, and fundamentalism in Central Asia
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published as a Yale Note Bene book in 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index
Contents
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 -- 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 -- 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 and Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia -- Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan
Control code
ocm46544377
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 279 p.
Isbn
9780300089028
Other physical details
2 maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADD-2648
  • 929004
Label
Taliban : militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia, Ahmed Rashid
Publication
Note
"First published as a Yale Note Bene book in 2001"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index
Contents
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 -- 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 -- 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 and Sunni: Iran and Saudi Arabia -- Conclusion: the future of Afghanistan
Control code
ocm46544377
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 279 p.
Isbn
9780300089028
Other physical details
2 maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ADD-2648
  • 929004

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