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Under the Drones

Modern Lives in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Borderlands

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$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674065611

Publication: May 2012

Short

336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

9 halftones, 3 line illustrations, 2 maps

World

  • Map: Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Map: The Af–Pak Frontier
  • Introduction [Shahzad Bashir and Robert D. Crews]
  • 1. Political Struggles over the Afghanistan–Pakistan Borderlands [Amin Tarzi]
  • 2. The Transformation of the Afghanistan–Pakistan Border [Gilles Dorronsoro]
  • 3. Religious Revivalism across the Durand Line [Sana Haroon]
  • 4. Taliban, Real and Imagined [James Caron]
  • 5. Quandaries of the Afghan Nation [Shah Mahmoud Hanifi]
  • 6. How Tribal Are the Taliban? [Thomas Ruttig]
  • 7. Ethnic Minorities in Search of Political Consolidation [Lutz Rzehak]
  • 8. Red Mosque [Faisal Devji]
  • 9. Madrasa Statistics Don’t Support the Myth [Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, and Asim Ijaz Khwaja]
  • 10. Will Sufi Islam Save Pakistan? [Farzana Shaikh]
  • 11. The Politics of Pashtun and Punjabi Truck Decoration [Jamal J. Elias]
  • 12. The Afghan Mediascape [Nushin Arbabzadah]
  • 13. Women and the Drug Trade in Afghanistan [Fariba Nawa]
  • Epilogue [Shahzad Bashir and Robert D. Crews]
  • Notes
  • Recommended Readings
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index