An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict

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'An Intimate War' tells the story of the last thirty-four years of conflict in Helmand Province, Afghanistan as seen through the eyes of the Helmandis. In the West, this period is often defined through different lenses -- the Soviet intervention, the civil war, the Taliban, and the post-2001 nation-building era. Yet, as experienced by local inhabitants, the Helmand conflict is a perennial one, involving the same individuals, families and groups, and driven by the same arguments over land, water and power. This book -- ...

An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict 2014, C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781849043366

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