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    Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42 / William Dalrymple.
    by Dalrymple, William.
    New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
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  • Shāh Shujāʻ, Amir of Afghanistan, 1780?-1842.
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  • British -- Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century.
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  • Afghanistan -- History -- British Intervention, 1838-1842.
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  • Afghanistan -- History, Military -- 19th century.
  • ISBN: 
    9780307958280 :
    0307958280 :
    Bib #: 
    849604
    Description: 
    xxxviii, 515 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 25 cm
    Edition: 
    First Edition
    Contents: 
    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.
    Summary: 
    Examines the mid-19th-century Afghan war as a tragic result of neocolonial ambition, cultural collision and hubris, drawing on previously untapped primary sources to explore such topics as the reestablishment of a puppet-leader Shah, the conflict's brutal human toll and the similarities between the war and present-day challenges.
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