With so much interest in the relevance of the Deobandi school in contributing to the ideology of the Afghan resistance and, later, Taliban movements, this study is essential reading for anyone seeking to know more about the intellectual antecedents of both.
One of the most important works in this area, this book explores the resistance movement against the PDPA and Soviet invasion and roots it in the traditions, theology and culture of the region.
This book explores the relationship between religion, tribe and state in Afghanistan.
The book looks at how the Taliban came to be and how it took power, as well as its record in government.
This is an important book for anyone who wishes to understand the role of Islam on the North-West Frontier of Pakistan.
This book is a must read for anyone wishing to know more about the contemporary Taliban movement and why it is as it is.
This book sets out the rise to power of the Taliban, their origins and ideology.
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