Tucson AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1974.
Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #10341
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, protector tape residue on endpapers, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket light rub, spine label, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; "Using unpublished secret material from the archives of India, Britain, Germany, the USSR, and the United States, author Adamec presents an authoritative analysis of Afghanistan's foreign policy in the first half of the twentieth century. He also summarizes Afghan foreign relations during the late nineteenth century. His definitive study examines such previously neglected areas of Afghan diplomacy as Axis and Allied activities in the country during World War II." Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. Afghanistan emerges from isolation; 2. Amir Amanullah assumes power; 3. Amanullah's early reforms; 4. Amanullah's journey and defeat; 5. Amir Habibullah, son of a water carrier; 6. Nadir Shah effects national consolidation; 7. On the eve of World War II; 8. World War II; 9. Beginning of a New Era; Appendix; References; Index. ; Ex-Library; ix, 324 pages.