Download E-books The Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan (Islamic Studies Series) PDF

By Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh

This e-book offers with the nineteenth century Anglo-Russian nice video game performed out at the territorial chessboard of japanese and north-eastern elements of the waning Persian empire. the nice online game itself has been written approximately greatly, yet by no means from a Persian perspective and from the viewpoint of the neighborhood avid gamers in that video game. taking a look at the territorial results of the nice video game for the neighborhood gamers is a special strategy, which merits a distinct position within the experiences of historical past, geography, politics and geopolitics of the age of modernity.

Show description

Read or Download The Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan (Islamic Studies Series) PDF

Best Nationalism books

The German Army League: Popular Nationalism in Wilhelmine Germany

This publication strains the improvement of the German military League from its inception in the course of the earliest days of the Weimar Republic. based in January 1912, the League promoted the intensification of German militarism and the cultivation of German nationalism. because the final and moment biggest of the patriotic societies to emerge after 1890, the League led the crusade for military enlargement in 1912 and 1913, and opposed to the starting to be impact of socialism and pacifism inside Germany.

Kamikaze, Cherry Blossoms, and Nationalisms: The Militarization of Aesthetics in Japanese History

Why did virtually 1000 hugely informed "student infantrymen" volunteer to serve in Japan's tokkotai (kamikaze) operations close to the top of worldwide conflict II, even supposing Japan was once wasting the conflict? during this interesting learn of the position of symbolism and aesthetics in totalitarian ideology, Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney indicates how the kingdom manipulated the frequent eastern image of the cherry blossom to persuade people who it used to be their honor to "die like attractive falling cherry petals" for the emperor.

Northern Ireland 1968-2008: The Politics of Entrenchment

A re-assessment of the Northern eire clash and the continuing peace procedure, utilizing formerly unreleased archival fabric. The booklet appears at offerings and omissions via the most political events and the British and Irish states that lay at the back of the emergence and patience of the 'Troubles. '

The Ties That Divide: Ethnic Politics, Foreign Policy, and International Conflict

Ethnic conflicts have created crises inside of NATO and among NATO and Russia, produced large flows of refugees, destabilized neighboring international locations, and elevated the danger of nuclear battle among Pakistan and India. Interventions have rate the us, the United international locations, and different actors billions of bucks.

Extra resources for The Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan (Islamic Studies Series)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.08 of 5 – based on 29 votes