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The Resource Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple

Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple

Label
Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Title
Return of a king
Title remainder
the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Statement of responsibility
William Dalrymple
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the mid-19th-century Afghan war as a tragic result of neocolonial ambition, cultural collision and hubris, drawing on previously untapped primary sources to explore such topics as the reestablishment of a puppet-leader Shah, the conflict's brutal human toll and the similarities between the war and present-day challenges
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dalrymple, William
Dewey number
958.1/03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS359.7
LC item number
.D35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shāh Shujāʻ
  • Afghanistan
  • British
  • Afghanistan
Label
Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [483]-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose
Control code
1394365
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxxviii, 515 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307958280
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012040998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1394365
  • (Sirsi) 1394365
  • (OCoLC)792880742
Label
Return of a king : the battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42, William Dalrymple
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [483]-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
No easy place to rule -- An unsettled mind -- The great game begins -- The mouth of hell -- The flag of holy war -- We fail from our ignorance -- All order is at an end -- The wail of bugles -- The death of a king -- A war for no wise purpose
Control code
1394365
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxxviii, 515 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307958280
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012040998
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1394365
  • (Sirsi) 1394365
  • (OCoLC)792880742

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