Afghanistan

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ABDO Publishing Company, 01.01.2013 - 144 Seiten
Explore diverse landscapes, travel back in time, and discover unique populations, all without leaving your chair! Start your international tour in Afghanistan, land of the Hindu Kush Mountains, hand-knotted carpets, the Buddhas of Bamiyan, and so much more. This colorful, informative book introduces AfghanistanÍs history, geography, culture, climate, government, economy, and other significant features. Sidebars, maps, fact pages, a glossary, a timeline, historic images and full-color photos, and well-placed graphs and charts enhance this engaging title. Countries of the World is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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CHAPTER 1 A Visit to Afgahnistan
7
Mountains and Desert
19
Returning Diversity
31
Invasions Unrest and Revival
43
Diversity and Independence
65
Thriving Traditions
79
Conflict and Restoration
93
Building Infrastructure
105
Timeline
128
Facts At Your Fingertips
130
Glossary
134
Additional Resources
136
Source Notes
138
Index
142
Photo Credits
144
Urheberrecht

CHAPTER 9 Afghanistan Today
117

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