Afghanistan

Afghanistan Cover

Afghanistan

By Susan Whitfield

National Geographic Society, Library Binding, 9781426302565, 64pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2008

Description
Visit a landlocked land of rugged mountains and rich natural resources. Meet the many peoples within Afghanistan's tribal societal structure. Learn of Afghanistan's long history of invasion, resistance, and civil war. Discover why Persian and Pashto prevail in this multilingual land. Find out why this troubled land has been called the "Chessboard of History."
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