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The Resource Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple

Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple

Label
Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Title
Return of a king
Title remainder
the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Statement of responsibility
William Dalrymple
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the mid-nineteenth-century Afghan war as the result of neocolonial ambition and cultural clashes, drawing on primary sources to explore the human toll of the war and the similarities between it and the present-day conflict
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dalrymple, William
Dewey number
958.1/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS359.7
LC item number
.D35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shāh Shujāʻ
  • Shāh Shujāʻ
  • British Intervention (Afghanistan : 1838-1842)
  • Afghanistan
  • British
  • Afghanistan
  • British
  • Afghanistan
Label
Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dramatis personae -- The Sadozais and the Barakzais -- No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose -- Glossary
Control code
ocn846544925
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Vintage books edition.
Extent
xxix, 515 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307948533
Lccn
2013362320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)846544925
  • (Sirsi) a1962336
Label
Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dramatis personae -- The Sadozais and the Barakzais -- No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose -- Glossary
Control code
ocn846544925
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Vintage books edition.
Extent
xxix, 515 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307948533
Lccn
2013362320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)846544925
  • (Sirsi) a1962336

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