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War at the Top of the World

The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir and Tibet, Revised Edition

by Eric Margolis

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7496622M
ISBN 100415934680
ISBN 109780415934688


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War at the Top of the World: The Struggle for Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Tibet, revised and updated,by Eric S. Margolis Pp. XIII+ Intended as a revelatory history, War at the Top of the World is an accounting of the authors journeys through Pakistan and Afghanistan, with brief forays into Kashmir, India, Iran, Iraq, China, and by: War at the Top of the World book.

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