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    • Afghanistan

    • A Cultural and Political History
    • By: Thomas Barfield
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
    • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Afghanistan traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world, from the Mughal Empire in the 16th century to the Taliban resurgence today. Thomas Barfield introduces listeners to the bewildering diversity of tribal and ethnic groups in Afghanistan, explaining what unites them as Afghans despite the regional, cultural, and political differences that divide them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great overview of Afghanistan's history

    • By Bill on 12-11-12

    Regular price: $29.95