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Published: 15 April 2016

288 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849044806

Bookseller Code (06)

Missionaries of Modernity

Advisory Missions and the Struggle for Hegemony in Afghanistan and Beyond

Antonio Giustozzi and Artemy Kalinovsky

A Hurst Publication

  • Two experts on Afghanistan with a strong track record of publishing have come together to consider the history of foreign advisory missions in the region
  • Foreign military and political advisers have long been used to modernize armies, societies and economies overseas and this book tells this story, from the late nineteenth century to the present.
  • By studying the history of foreign intervention in Afghanistan, the authors show which strategies the West should use today.

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