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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghan Wars

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLady Sale; edited by Patrick Macrory ; [with a new introduction by Jane Robinson].
    ContributionsMacrory, Patrick Arthur, 1911-, Sale, Florentia Wynch, Lady, 1790-1853., Brydon, William, 1811-1873.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS363 .S3 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3699922M
    ISBN 100192803905
    LC Control Number2003265400

    This book looks at the war from the months preceding the war till the times after the war when the Soviet Union collapsed to the rise of the Russian Federation and the start of the Taliban. It is full of first hand account weaved into the story to give a good story of the war with a human side of the war.


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A Journal of the First Afghan War at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(4). A year later, she published this as A Journal of the Disasters in Afghanistan, –42, which documented her experiences throughout the Afghan War, and the book received critical acclaim.

Lady Sale's husband died in action inleaving her : Florentia Wynch, 13 AugustMadras, Tamil. "The First Afghan War " is an Osprey Campaign Series book, well-written by Richard Macrory, with illustrations by Peter Dennis.

Macrory's forthright narrative captures the strategic context behind the British invasion, matches the opposing commanders and their plans and military forces, and describes in blunt language what happened/5(30). Lady Florentia Sale (), wife of Major-General Sir Robert Henry Sale, wrote a journal of her experiences during the First Afghan War/5.

Designed for classroom use, The First Anglo-Afghan Wars gathers in one volume primary source materials related to the first two wars that Great Britain launched against native leaders of the Afghan region.

From toand again from toBritain fought to expand its empire and prevent Russian expansion into the region's northwest frontier, which was considered the gateway to.

Augustus Abbott (−67) was the eldest of five brothers, all of whom distinguished themselves as British soldiers. He joined the army at age 15 and served until his retirement in with the rank of major-general. During the First Anglo-Afghan War (−42), Abbott saw much action as commander of an artillery battery.

This book is an account of the war, based on Abbott’s journals and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sale, Florentia Wynch, Lady, First Afghan War.

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The American Institute of Afghanistan Studies has launched an academic journal, Afghanistan: The Journal of the American Institute of Afghanistan is published by Edinburgh University is a refereed journal and journal of the First Afghan War book appear each Spring and Autumn beginning in not for salePart IWilson, Robert.

A Sketch of the Military and Political Power of Russia. New York: Kirk and Mercein,–Conolly, Arthur. Journey to t. Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War by Dakota Meyer, Bing West book review. Click to read the full review of Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War in New York Journal of.

The situation has deteriorated and was confirmed as the “deadliest year” since the war began, for U.S. troops 10 and Afghan civilians alike. 11 This fact underscores some of the leading challenges in Afghanistan.

The first and most immediate challenge is the consistently expanding insurgent activity throughout the country, and. Focusing on key episodes in Afghanistan's long history of conflict with foreign forces from the early nineteenth century to the present, this book sheds new light on the Afghan Way of War.

Robert Johnson shows that, contrary to the stereotypes of primitive warriors enflamed with religious fanaticism, Afghan warfare has been marked by constant change as Afghani methods evolved to face new threats.

Mohan Lal Zutshi (popularly known as Mohan Lal Kashmiri; – ) was an Indian traveler, diplomat, and author of Hindu Kashmiri Pandit stock. He played a central role in the First Anglo-Afghan War of – His biography of Dost Mohammad Khan, the emir of Kabul, is a primary source on the War.

His wife Hyderi Begum was a Muslim scholar. During the Indian Mutiny inshe Born: The First Anglo-Afghan War (Pashto: د برتانیه افغانستان جنګ, also known by the British as the Disaster in Afghanistan) was fought between the British East India Company and the Emirate of Afghanistan from to Initially, the British successfully intervened in a succession dispute between emir Dost Mohammad and former emir Shah Shujah (), whom they installed upon Location: Afghanistan.

A Journal of the Disasters in Affghanistan, –2 Description Lady Florentia Wynch Sale (–) was the wife of Sir Robert Henry Sale (–), a British army officer who served in India and Burma and participated in the ill-fated Anglo-Indian invasion of.

First Anglo-Afghan War. Following a protracted civil war that began inthe Bārakzay clan became the ruling dynasty of Afghanistan, with its most powerful member, Dōst Moḥammad Khan, ascending the throne in With Great Britain and Russia maneuvering for influence in Afghanistan, Dōst Moḥammad was forced to balance his country between the two great powers.

According to UNAMA, civilian casualties decreased during the first quarter of the year, as compared to similar timeframes in previous years.

However, there was a "disturbing increase in violence" in Afghanistan following the U.S. agreement with the Taliban on Feb. And the Taliban is the prime. The first is the belief the U.S. military can ultimately find a strategy to, if not totally defeat the Taliban, at least force them into some type of peace talks with the Afghan government.

The other more emotional factor is for many Americans the 9/11 tragedy is connected to the Taliban, who allowed the terrorists to use Afghanistan to plan. LIBRARY JOURNAL "Skillfully and sympathetically told from the point of view of the hard-pressed soldiers, Grey's book will be a strong addition to 5/5(3).

The struggle to set the future course of the Afghan war is becoming a battle of two books -- both suddenly popular among White House and Pentagon brain trusts. Since Decemberwhen Soviet troops first entered Afghanistan, the country has remained a focal point in regional and global politics.

With a focus on the s, The Impact of the Afghan-Soviet War on Pakistan delves into both Afghanistan's history and the involvement of.

Focusing on key episodes in Afghanistan's long history of conflict with foreign forces from the early nineteenth century to the present, this book sheds new light on the Afghan "Way of War." Robert Johnson shows that, contrary to the stereotypes of primitive warriors enflamed with religiousfanaticism, Afghan warfare has been marked by constant.

Browse full-text War in Afghanistan articles and other academic articles in Inquiries Journal. 5 Tips for Publishing Your First Academic Article» War in Afghanistan (tagged articles) The keyword War in Afghanistan is tagged in the following 2 articles.

International Relations. Vol. / No. ‘The Afghan Way of War is a superb book. It offers an unprecedented historical account of the evolving nature of warfare in Afghanistan over the past two hundred years, and overturns long-held assumptions about the Afghans as fighters.

Its careful historical analysis makes it essential reading for anyone interested in understanding. FDD's Long War Journal reported earlier this month that the Turkistan Islamic Party released new images of its men fighting and training in Afghanistan.

The Taliban, which is currently seeking to downplay the presence of foreign terrorist groups in Afghanistan, subsequently issued a statement claiming that the montage was "falsified." That is a.

There have been a number of illuminating accounts of the CIA’s involvement in Afghanistan in the period –, most of them critical. Such well-regarded studies as the 9/11 Commission Report, Steve Coll’s Ghost Wars, Daniel Benjamin and Steve Simon’s The Age of Sacred Terror, and Ahmed Rashid’s Taliban detail US missteps in South Asia and foreshadow the terrorist.

The Afghan-Pakistan conflict is a complex conflict that covers two countries and has ideological, political, governance, economic, military, and security dimensions that are extremely difficult to measure and portray in summary form.

NATO/ISAF, the United Nations, the U.S Department of Defense, and various polls and nongovernmental organizations have, however, gradually developed. SWJ Book Review of “The Village” – Lessons for Afghanistan.

John Friberg. A book about a small squad of U.S. Marines embedded in a Vietnamese village as a part of the Combined Action Program (CAP) provides pertinent and timely lessons in counterinsurgency. Overby has a firsthand account of the Afghan war set against an extensive and thoroughly researched background of political history.

In order to fix the personal experience in the broader historical context Overby has drawn on leading Afghan scholars like Louis Dupree, Olivier Roy, Bahanudin Majrooh, Eqbal Ahmad, Jan-Heeren Grevemeyer and Barnett Rubin.

Designed for classroom use, The First Anglo-Afghan Wars gathers in one volume primary source materials related to the first two wars that Great Britain launched against native leaders of the Afghan region.

From toand again from toBritain fought to expand its empire and prevent Russian expansion into the region's northwest frontier, which was considered the gateway to Cited by: 1. Dakota Meyer was born and raised in Columbia, Kentucky, and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in A school-trained sniper and highly skilled infantryman, Corporal Meyer deployed to Iraq in and to Afghanistan in Inhe was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his unyielding courage in the battle of Ganjigal/5(80).

Understanding War in Afghanistan by Joseph J. Collins “Understanding War in Afghanistan is an excellent primer on a hugely complex conflict. Joseph Collins—a veteran Afghan watcher, National War College professor, and respected strategist—guides the reader expertly through the geography, history, and recent dynamics.

Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle of the Afghan War - Dakota Meyer and Bing West - Book Review - New York Journal of Books - 19 June Battle of Ghuznee: The British capture of the Afghan city of Ghuznee on 23 rd July a successful beginning to a disastrous war.

Battle of Kabul and the Retreat to Gandamak: The disastrous culmination in January to the British invasion of Afghanistan in the First Afghan War. Siege of Jellalabad: The successful defence of Jellalabad in to that went a little way to restore the. About American War “Powerful As haunting a postapocalyptic universe as Cormac McCarthy [created] in The Road, and as devastating a look as the fallout that national events have on an American family as Philip Roth did in The Plot Against AmericaOmar El Akkad’s debut novel, American War, is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot elements familiar to readers of.

Dr. J. Bruce Amstutz, U.S. charge d1affaires in Kabul from tobegins his treatment of the first five years of Soviet occupation with an historical overview of years of Russian meddling in Afghan affairs.

He follows this account with a first-hand report of the invasion, and analyzes the intervention from political, military, and economic perspectives.3/5(2). The first Afghan war by Morris, Mowbray. Publication date Topics Afghan Wars Publisher London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Crown Buildings,Fleet Street Collection americana Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Contributor University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignPages: 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.