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Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Nicholas Sims-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The recent developments in our understanding of the history of the Indo-Iranian languages and their speakers are surveyed and assessed in this book by a group of linguists and archaeologists. In the ... More


The Sasanian relief at Rag-i Bibi (Northern Afghanistan)

FRANTZ GRENET, JONATHAN LEE, PHILIPPE MARTINEZ, and FRANÇOIS ORY

in After Alexander: Central Asia before Islam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263846
eISBN:
9780191734113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263846.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the rock carving in Rag-i Bibi in northern Afghanistan. The rock carving is situated a kilometre south of the village of Shamarq and its name literally means Veins of the Lady; ... More


Migrants, Militants, and Merchants: Ahmed’s Story, from Trader to Talib

Magnus Marsden

in Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explores in greater detail the relationships between the professional, Islamic, and regional identities of traders. It does so by focusing on the northern Afghan town of Kunduz and on a ... More


Continuities and Changes in Local Politics in Northern Afghanistan

Thomas Barfield

in Local Politics in Afghanistan: A Century of Intervention in the Social Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327928
eISBN:
9780199388066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter, which presents a comparison of local politics and dispute resolution in northern Afghanistan in the 1970s and 2000s, argues that the narrowly constructed Afghan Constitution of 2004, ... More


Perspectives, Aspirations and Constraints: How to do Politics in Off-Centre Afghanistan

Ingeborg Baldauf

in Local Politics in Afghanistan: A Century of Intervention in the Social Order

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327928
eISBN:
9780199388066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327928.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter presents a case study of a provincial governor in northern Afghanistan. It describes his aspirations; the options and constraints he finds himself confronted with; and the various ... More


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