2 edition of History of Afghanistan, from the earliest period to the outbreak of the war of 1878 found in the catalog.
History of Afghanistan, from the earliest period to the outbreak of the war of 1878
G. B. Malleson
|Statement||by G.B. Malleson.|
|LC Classifications||DS356 .M3 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxvi, 456 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||456|
|LC Control Number||84931547|
George Bruce Malleson, History of Afghanistan, from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of , London, ; repr. Peshawar, N. Perrin, L’Afghanistan, ou description géographique du pays: Théâtre de la guerre, accompagnée de détails sur les tribus de ces contrées, leurs mšurs, leurs usages, Paris, In the Third Anglo-Afghan War in , Afghanistan won its full independence. From to , Afghanistan had a long period of stability under King Zahir Shah, who was overthrown in by his brother-in-law Daoud Khan in a bloodless coup. In , the Afghan Communist Party killed Khan and his entire family and took over the government.
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: History Of Afghanistan: From The Earliest Period To The Outbreak Of The War Of (): Malleson, George Bruce: BooksCited by: 2. History of Afghanistan from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of is a political and military history of Afghanistan that was published in London inshortly after the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Afghan War (−80).
The author, George Bruce Malleson, was a British army officer and military historian who had served in India and who wrote prolifically on the history of. History of Afghanistan: from the earliest period to the outbreak of the war of Item Preview remove-circle History of Afghanistan: from the earliest period to the outbreak of the war of by Malleson, G.
(George Bruce), Publication date Topics. Tārīkh-i-Afghānistān (History from the earliest period to the outbreak of the war of 1878 book Afghanistan) is a translation into Pushto of G.B. Malleson’s History of Afghanistan, from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of ().
Published in Peshawar inthe book was used as a textbook for British military officers serving in the Pushto-speaking areas of northwestern India (present-day Pakistan) and Afghanistan. History of Afganistan, from the earliest period to the outbreak of the war of Item PreviewPages: The history of Afghanistan, (Persian: تاریخ افغانستان , Tārīkh e Afġānistān, Pashto: د افغانستان تاريخ , Da Afġānistān Tārīkh) as a state began in with its establishment by Ahmad Shah written recorded history of the land presently constituting Afghanistan can be traced back to around BCE when the area was under the Achaemenid.
Etymology. Etymologically the word Ghilji is derived from ghar-zai (غرزی), meaning "born of mountain". Descent, origin, and history. The Ghiljis may have descended from the Khalaj people. German orientalist Bernard Dorn, in volume 2 of his book "The History of Afghans" which is mainly based on Tārīkh-e Khān Jahānī wa Makhzan-e Afghānī (تاریخ خان جهانی ومخزن.
Anglo-Afghan Wars, three conflicts (–42; –80; ) in which Great Britain, from its base in India, sought to extend its control over neighbouring Afghanistan and to oppose Russian influence there.
Following a protracted civil war that began inthe Bārakzay clan became the ruling. Located between British-held India and Russia, Afghanistan had in the past clashed repeatedly with its neighbors, including two Afghan Wars against Anglo-Indian forces in —42 and.
Afghanistan War, international conflict beginning in that was triggered by the September 11 attacks. U.S. forces quickly toppled the Taliban (the faction that ruled Afghanistan and provided sanctuary for al-Qaeda) in the first months of the war, only to face years of insurgency led by a reconstituted Taliban.
But reference can also be made to General Sir George Macmunn (”Afghanistan from Darius to Amanullah”, ), Col. G.B. Malleson (”The History of Afghanistan from the Earliest Period to the outbreak of the War of ”, 39), Col. Failson, (”History of Afghanistan”, 49), George Bell (”Tribes of Afghanistan”, 15), E.
Balfour. The region of Afghanistan has for much of history been part of the Persian empire. From time to time it has been linked with the northern plains of India, as under the Kushan dynasty of the 2nd century AD.
Very occasionally, as in the time of Mahmud of Ghazni, it has existed as a kingdom approximating more closely to the modern borders of Aghanistan. The Hotaki dynasty was founded in by Mirwais Hotak at Kandahar, was made up of ethnic Afghans who belonged to the Hotak tribe of Pashtuns. They revolted and made their land independent from foreign ruler, but later they invaded Persia and defeated the great Persian Empire of the Shi'a Safavids.
Mahmud Hotaki, son of Mirwais, ruled Persia until he died in and then his Capital: Kandahar, Isfahan. Britain tried to bring Afghanistan under direct rule, but suffered resounding defeat in the first Anglo-Afghan War ().
The imperial power tried again in ; this time Afghanistan lost much territory and control of its external affairs to Britain. History of Afghanistan from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of $ Be The First to Review This Book Author: Colonel G.
Malleson, C. Mīrwais Khān Hotak (Pashto: مير ويس خان هوتک ), also known as Shāh Mirwais Ghiljī (Pashto: شاه ميرويس غلجي ) ( – November ), was an influential tribal chief of the Ghilji Pashtuns from Kandahar, Afghanistan, who founded the Hotak dynasty that existed from to After revolting and killing the Safavid Persian governor over the region, Gurgin Mother: Nazo Tokhi.
Among the most prominent of these (all published in London) are Colonel George B. Malleson, History of Afghanistan, from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of (); id., The Russo-Afghan Question and the Invasion of India (); Olga Novikova, Russia and England from to A Protest and an Appeal (); Charles Cited by: 6.Malleson, Col.
G. B: History of Afghanistan from the Earliest Period to the Outbreak of the War of W. H. Allen & Co, (CD-ROM ). Markham, C. R.: The Mountain Passes on the Afghan Frontier of British India. Extract from Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, National Archives: The Afghan War Medal Roll on CD.As part of their war against the Soviet forces invading Afghanistan, the Mujahidin, anti-Communist troops trained and supplied by the U.S.A., Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and other countries, have Author: Becky Little.