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To Afghanistan Social Studies - To Capital Kabul City Profile

 

Afghanistan History __ You will find the text of a speech.  Might be controversial for some.  "The story of Afghanistan is in so many ways a very tragic one. Afghanistan is one of the most impoverished nations of the world. It is one of the most war-torn, most ravaged, and most beleaguered of nations. It is a nation that has been beset by invasion, external pressure and internal upheaval since before the time of Alexander the Great." - From afghangovernment.com - http://www.afghangovernment.com/briefhistory.htm 

Afghan history chronology __ You will find a timeline of major events in Afghanistan's history and links to additional resources. - From hinduwebsite.com - http://www.hinduwebsite.com/history/afghan_chronology.asp

Afghanistan Online: Afghan History __ Here are various articles about Afghan History.  Chronologies, biographies, past Constitutions and much more. - illustrated - From afghan-web.com - http://www.afghan-web.com/history/

Afghanistan's turbulent history __ "Afghanistan's descent into conflict and instability in recent times began with the overthrow of the king in 1973."  You will follow the story from there in this article. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/1569826.stm

Backgrounder on Afghanistan: History of the War __ "Covers the development since the Soviet occupation in 1979. By Human Rights Watch." - From hrw.org - http://www.hrw.org/backgrounder/asia/afghan-bck1023.htm

Historical photos & pictures of Afghanistan __ "Old pictures represent afghan kings pictures, Amir Habibullah Khan, Amir Amanullah Khan, historical events, anglo-afghan wars, members of royal families." - illustrated - From afghanistan-photos.com - http://www.afghanistan-photos.com/crbst_18.html

History of Afghanistan __ You will find an overview of the country's history from prehistoric times to present. - From John Ford Shroder, Ph.D. - http://encarta.msn.com/text_761569370___42/Afghanistan.html

History of Afghanistan __ An encyclopedic article about the history of Afghanistan with links to related materials. "This article is about the history of the area that has became known as Afghanistan, a territory whose current boundaries were mostly determined in the 19th Century. The word Afghanistan is used to refer to that territory, even though, and especially because, it was known by many other names." - illustrated - From wikipedia -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Afghanistan

History of Afghanistan - From Pre-history till today __ The title pretty much says it all. - From afghanan.net - http://www.afghanan.net/afghanistan/history.htm

History of Afghanistan __ "Comprehensive online resources about Afghanistan history."  Well?  Maybe not as comprehensive as this one is? - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxafghanistan.htm

History of Afghanistan __ An extended overview of Afghanistan history in the form of a very detailed timeline. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad09  

The history of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan __ You will find a collection of detailed, perhaps controversial to some, articles about the history of Afghanistan from early times through present. - From hartford-hwp.com - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/51/index-n.html

History of Nations - Afghanistan __  "Afghanistan, often called the crossroads of Central Asia, has had a turbulent history. In 328 BC, Alexander the Great entered the territory of present-day Afghanistan, then part of the Persian Empire, to capture Bactria (present-day Balkh)."  You will find this and much more in this long article. - From historyofnations.net - http://www.historyofnations.net/asia/afghanistan.html

History of the War in Afghanistan __ A brief look at the history of the war in Afghanistan.  A lot of interesting detail in a fairly small space and many additional resources. - illustrated - From ishipress.com/Mohammad Ismail Sloan - http://www.ishipress.com/afghans.htm

List of rulers for Afghanistan __ A list of kings of Afghanistan and more. - From rulers.org - http://www.rulers.org/rula1.html#afghanistan

Soviet war in Afghanistan __ "The Soviet war in Afghanistan, also known as the Soviet-Afghan War, was a nine-year conflict involving Soviet forces supporting the Marxist People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) government against the largely Islamic fundamentalist Mujahideen insurgents."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_invasion_of_Afghanistan

The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Afghanistan __ Learn about the history of the Jewish People in Afghanistan.  It may be more extensive than many realize. - From jewishvirtuallibrary.org - http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/vjw/Afghanistan.html    

 

 

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