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Looking at Afghanistan

Kathleen Pohl

Looking at Afghanistan

by Kathleen Pohl

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in Pleasantville, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afghanistan -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKathleen Pohl.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesLooking at countries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS351.5 .P62 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16444923M
    ISBN 109780836890549, 9780836890556
    LC Control Number2008003123

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Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan with a rapidly growing population of more than five million, now has 22 book publishers, many with their own. About the book. The medium is the message in this playful and philosophical trans-media crossover book about smartphones, language, photography and war.

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Melissa Kerr Chiovenda is a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Medical School's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, and an affiliated faculty member at Emerson College. Looking for Marshall McLuhan in Afghanistan is an artefact of the moment in history when Smartphones and War first collide (and collude).

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Book Talk: Women in Afghanistan, through a looking glass The comment exposed a striking truth about girls growing up in Afghanistan, the worst Author: Alistair Scrutton. A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program.

Visit to learn more. This book provides the first overview of the history and development of Islam in Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan (ăfgăn´Ĭstăn´, ăfgän´Ĭstän´), officially Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, republic ( est. pop. 33,),sq mi (, sq km), S central istan is bordered by Iran on the west, by Pakistan on the east and south, and by Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan on the north; a narrow strip, the Vakhan (Wakhan), extends in the northeast along.

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