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Afghanistan Between the Great Powers, 1938–1945
The increased interest in Afghanistan, highlighted by the Soviet invasion of that country in December 1979, calls for the reassessment of the more recent political history of Afghanistan,Expand
One Man against the Empire: The Faqir of Ipi and the British in Central Asia on the Eve of and during the Second World War
Among the enemies of the British Empire on the eve of the Second World War the Faqir of Ipi was unique. He was the most determined, implacable single adversary the British Raj in India had to faceExpand
India in the Second World War
The Soviet war in Afghanistan : patterns of Russian imperialism
In this volume, historian Milan Hauner brilliantly links the lessons of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan with the East/West political struggles of today. Masterfully, he demonstrates theExpand
The Soviet Threat to Afghanistan and India 1938–1940
FROM an Asian angle Afghanistan could easily be selected as the centre of the extra-European world. It lies at the crossroads of three different geographic regions, the Middle East, Central Asia andExpand
What is Asia to Us? : Russia's Asian Heartland Yesterday and Today
"What is Asia to Us", now available in paperback, looks at the uneasy relationship of Russia and Soviet Central Asia. It examines both the significance of Asia to the Russian mind and the place thatExpand