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Walking the precipice

Barbara Bick

Walking the precipice

witness to the rise of the Taliban

by Barbara Bick

  • 205 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Feminist Press at The City University of New York in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bick, Barbara,
  • Taliban,
  • Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-2001,
  • Afghanistan -- History -- 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBarbara Bick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS371.3 .B53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16638326M
    ISBN 109781558615861, 9781558615922
    LC Control Number2008009274

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