Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan Olivier Roy

Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan

Author: Olivier Roy
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Book Title
Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan
Author
Olivier Roy
ISBN
9780521397001
In this newly updated edition, Olivier Roy expands his penetrating study of the history, ideology and structures of the Afghan resistance movement to mid-1989. He examines the evolution of the military and political situation inside Afghanistan during the last years of the Soviet presence and discusses relations between the Afghan resistance and the Islamic fundamentalist movements. The situation created by the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan is also explored and in a new conclusion Professor Roy assesses to what extent the war has altered the traditional fabric of Afghan society.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Olivier RoyPublisher: Cambridge University PressPublished: 11/30/1990ISBN: 9780521397001Pages: 284Weight: 0.99lbsSize: 8.86h x 5.98w x 0.72d
In this newly updated edition, Olivier Roy expands his penetrating study of the history, ideology and structures of the Afghan resistance movement to mid-1989. He examines the evolution of the military and political situation inside Afghanistan during the last years of the Soviet presence and discusses relations between the Afghan resistance and the Islamic fundamentalist movements. The situation created by the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan is also explored and in a new conclusion Professor Roy assesses to what extent the war has altered the traditional fabric of Afghan society.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Olivier Roy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 11/30/1990
ISBN: 9780521397001
Pages: 284
Weight: 0.99lbs
Size: 8.86h x 5.98w x 0.72d
In this newly updated edition, Olivier Roy expands his penetrating study of the history, ideology and structures of the Afghan resistance movement to mid-1989. He examines the evolution of the military and political situation inside Afghanistan during the last years of the Soviet presence and discusses relations between the Afghan resistance and the Islamic fundamentalist movements. The situation created by the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan is also explored and in a new conclusion Professor Roy assesses to what extent the war has altered the traditional fabric of Afghan society.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Olivier Roy
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 11/30/1990
ISBN: 9780521397001
Pages: 284
Weight: 0.99lbs
Size: 8.86h x 5.98w x 0.72d