Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 April 2022

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198846017

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Afghan Crucible

The Soviet Invasion and the Making of Modern Afghanistan

Elisabeth Leake

  • Offers a new global history of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, exploring the conflict both within and beyond the framework of the Cold War
  • Based on extensive, multilingual research in archives across South Asia, Europe, and North America
  • Draws on recently declassified US documents