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Examines the evolution of the modern Afghan state in the shadow of Britains imperial presence in South Asia during the first half of the nineteenth century, and challenges the staid assumptions that the Afghans were little more than pawns in a larger Anglo-Russian imperial rivalry known as the ‘Great Game.

About the Author

B. D. HOPKINS  is currently research fellow at Corpus Christi College Cambridge, UK. He has also been a Fellow in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics. His research and teaching interests include South Asian history, British imperialism, the history of Afghanistan and the Northwest Frontier.

Table of Contents

List of Maps

Note on Transliteration

Glossary of Foreign Terms

Acknowledgements

Introduction

The Power of Colonial Knowledge

The Myths of the ‘Great Game

Anglo-Sikh Relations and South Asian Warfare

Ontology of the Afghan Political Community

Camels, Caravan and Corridor Cities: The Afghan Economy

The Afghan Trade Corridor

The ‘Failure of the Afghan Political Project

Epilogue

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230554214
Author:
Hopkins, B. D., Dr
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Hopkins, B. D.
Author:
Hopkins, Ben
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Asia - Central Asia
Subject:
East India Company -- History.
Subject:
Afghanistan History 19th century.
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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