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Afghanistan Rising

Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires

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$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

ISBN 9780674971943

Publication Date: 11/06/2017

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448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 halftones, 5 maps, 1 chart, 2 tables

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