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I bought this book when it was released, around '99 or '00. It was horribly biased against the Indians, in general, and the Hindus, in particular. Read morePublished 11 months ago by NewEnglandComrade
Prominent journalist Eric Margolis is a Romantic--and that cuts both ways in "War at Top of the World," his sweeping look at troubled hot spots in Asia. Read morePublished on May 22, 2013 by Kevin M. Derby
War at the Top of the World: The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Tibet, revised and updated, 2002, by Eric S. Margolis Pp. Read morePublished on September 10, 2012 by Kelley R
For those who want to understand Afghanistan, Kashmir and the background of the conflict there this book is a "must read".Published on December 28, 2009 by American
Barely readable. The guy isn't aware of basic principles of research. Author uses no prime-sources documentation. Blog-like quality of writing. Avoid at all cost.Published on October 16, 2009 by OccamsRazor
Firstly, the book is very heavily one-sided mostly being Anti-Indian and pro-Mujahideen...
Secondly, the author does not make much distinction between facts and opinions... Read more
I have been a reader of Eric Margolis since my university days - over a decade ago. I bought the book and passed it on to my father. Ignore the glowing, positive reviews. Read morePublished on May 27, 2008 by Amazon Customer
Eric does not have much depth knowledge of India or its traditions or cultural nuances. The book almost seeems to be the views of Pakistani propaganda machine. Read morePublished on May 17, 2008 by Girish Pillai
While Mr. Margolis' book provides interesting background on the conflicts in Central Asia, it is difficult to identify the demarcation between fact and fiction. Read morePublished on February 18, 2008 by A. Nielsen