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The Punishment of Virtue, Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban
 by Chayes, Sarah
Price: US $13.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
An intrepid reporter who stayed on in Afghanistan after the Taliban were thrown out in 2001. She joined an NGO, Afghans for Civil Society, and soon f... Details
The Art of Intelligence Lessons, from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Serivice
 by Crumpton, Henry A.
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition
A fine, unread copy in a fine dust jacket. By one of the heroes of the clandestine branch of the CIA. He designed the defeat of the Taliban immedia... Details
The Problem of the North-West Frontier 1890-1908
 by Davies, C. Collin
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
"With a Survey of Policy Since 1849". This second edition is revised and enlarged, a splendid study of Russian -British rivalry ("the Great Game") i... Details
The Khaarijee, a Chronicle of Friendship and War in Kabul
 by Garcia, J. Malcolm
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
A street smart, not very experienced journalist is entranced by Afghanistan's struggles, and its street boys in Kabul. He trys to help. Eventually h... Details
Afghanistan's Endless War
 by Goodson, Larry P
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban". Pages xvi, 264 with index. The author did some serious field research in... Details
88 Days to Kandahar, a CIA Diary
 by Grenier, Robert
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition
A splendid memoir by a brilliant CIA field officer of the days following the 9/11 attacks, and the CIA / U.S. military actions, including covert negot... Details
Roads and Rivals, the Political Uses of Access in the Borderlands of Asia
 by Ispahani, Mahnaz Z.
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Obviously inspired by the USSR access into Afghanistan , and the difficulty after the invasion to contral roads. The importance of the Korakoram hig... Details
Pakistan, Eye of the Storm
 by Jones, Owen Bennett
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
The best single book on Pakistan, authored by a British journalist who is prescient of Pakistan's current crisis, and the underlying faults of the pol... Details
The Travels of Marco Polo (the Venetian)
 by Komroff, Manuel (editor)
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
A fine. 32 page introduction by Komroff. Charming illustrations by Witold Gordon. Pages xxxii,370 with index. Dustjacket has some edgewear. Cle... Details
Turmoil and Tragedy in India, 1914 and After
 by MacMunn, Sir George
Price: US $89.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A splendid copy of a scarce book, in very good black cloth with very slight edgewear, and bright gilt title on the unfaded spine. Protected in a clea... Details
Caravans to Tartary
 by Michaud, Roland and Sabrina
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Fine photographic covers by these renowned travel photographers. Very clean and tight inside, with no prior owner marks. Landscapes and people of t... Details
Descent Into Chaos
 by Rashid, Ahmed
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Another terrific book by the Pakistani journalist, examining the mess in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Pages 484 with index and a lengthy.... Details
Descent Into Chaos
 by Rashid, Ahmed
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Another terrific book by the Pakistani journalist, examining the mess in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. Pages 484 with index and a lengthy.... Details
Jihad, the Rise of Militant Islan in Central Asia
 by Rashid, Ahmed
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia. An excellent and cogent exploration of why militant Islam has become such a danger in this re... Details
Deadly Embrace - Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad
 by Riedel, Bruce
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A former CIA analyst, converted to policy advisor in the Clinton administration, and leader of a review of Afghanistan policy during the Obama struggl... Details
Osama Bin Laden
 by Scheuer, Michael
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Paperback with a new preface. As new, signed by the author Details
An Afghanistan Picture Show
 by Vollmann, William T
Price: US $48.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
As good a personal account of Afghanistan as has been written by an American traveler, written early in the Soviet occupation of that suffering people... Details
A Brief History of Afghanistan
 by Wahab, Shaista and Barry Youngerman
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Shaista Wahab is in charge of the famous Univ of Nebraska library collection on Afghanistan, the largest in the U.S. She is superbly equipped to pro... Details
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