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Islamist Networks The Afghan-Pakistan Connection (The CERI Series in Comparative Politics and International Studies) by Mariam Abou Zahab

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Asia, Central,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Pakistan,
  • Terrorism,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9635504M
ISBN 100231133642
ISBN 109780231133647

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