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The Nuristani languages

Almuth Degener

in Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In the context of the problems connected with the early migrations of the Indo-Iranian peoples and the entry of the Indo-Aryans into India, the question of where and when the ancestors of the later ... More


Taliban Advances

Carter Malkasian

in The American War in Afghanistan: A History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197550779
eISBN:
9780197550809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550779.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Ten, “Taliban Advances,” covers the Taliban successes in 2008 in Helmand and Kandahar, as well as outcome of the US military campaign in the mountains of Kunar and Nuristan.


War in the East

Carter Malkasian

in The American War in Afghanistan: A History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197550779
eISBN:
9780197550809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550779.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Chapter Nine, “War in the East,” delves into the US military campaign in the east from 2006 to 2008, focusing on the battles in the mountains of Kunar and Nuristan.


North-West Frontier: Kohistan, Hindu Kush, Pamirs

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The Hindu Kush Mountains run along the Afghan border with the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Following the First Anglo-Afghan war of 1839– 42 the British government in Simla decided that ... More


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