Afghanistan in a Nutshell (Nutshell Notes Series) (The World in a Nutshell) by Amanda Roraback

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Published by Enisen Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Asian studies,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Afghanistan,
  • History,
  • Politics and government

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8560999M
ISBN 10097029087X
ISBN 109780970290878
OCLC/WorldCa58471487

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The women of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran who risk their lives and their beauty to defy the foulness of theocracy. Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Azar Nafisi as their ideal feminine model.”. Amanda Roraback is the author of the "Nutshell Notes" book series that includes "Afghanistan in a Nutshell," "Iraq in a Nutshell," (both LA Times Bestsellers), "Islam in a Nutshell," "Pakistan in a Nutshell" and "Israel-Palestine in a Nutshell." Roraback has received a Bachelors and Masters degree in history and completed three years of work.

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