This book can be recommended to anyone interested in the history of the general mess now known as Afghanistan.
This makes the book good for providing an overall framework for anyone looking to get deeper into the history and politics of the region.
Recent polls from Afghanistan show great support from the people there for the US-lead effort and disgust with the Taliban.
very enlightening and had enough interesting details to keep it entertaining as well. historical, but a good read. would recommend,Published 7 months ago by H
In this book There are usefull details to understand this country and people. Uncertain future since hundred years but spent huge money and many dies for another things not for... Read morePublished 20 months ago by omer tarzi
Ewan's book is an excellent primer for those who need to get up to speed on Afghanistan history through 2002. Read morePublished on March 3, 2010 by Mark W. Davidoski
Taking the long view, one can certainly see the evolution of a society and its politics from this work. Read morePublished on January 13, 2010 by Joseph Somsel
Former diplomat Martin Ewans' interest in Afghanistan shines in this well-written book on the history of Afghanistan and the events that has made this country what it is today. Read morePublished on November 11, 2009 by Joaquim Ardillo
For anyone interested in the history of Afghanistan, its culture, and people, you cannot go wrong in reading this book.Published on September 22, 2009 by Michael L. Milligan
Good Book. Many names to keep track of but that's history for you. I enjoyed it.Published on September 14, 2009 by Raul
Afghanistan: A Short History of Its People and Politics
By Martin Ewans
This short and quick read easily lives up to its title. Read more
Martin Ewans has given us a useful, highly readable introduction to the people and history of Afghanistan. Read morePublished on August 11, 2008 by Suchos