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Title:the Past Present; an account of life in Afghanistan to-day
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$14.60)
Item ID:SB00-0243495
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1959
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton, 1959, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

age toning of the page edges, with some spotting of the front edge. There is no other damage to describe to the book, the dust jacket has a small hole on the left-hand edge of the front panel. "History is giving the country a second chance with the coming of the air age. What – if the choice is left open – will Afghanistan make of her future? There is much goodwill toward the Soviet in this "buffer state" which offers the USSR a shortcut to Pakistan and India; and to Edward Hunter with his first-hand experience of Communist propaganda in the far east, things seem to be shaping into a not unfamiliar pattern. This fascinating travel book is also a significant one, accepting his contention that "the world cannot afford to be uninformed, much less misinformed, over such an inflammable area." – Dustjacket blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 352 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Afghanistan; Inventory No: 0243495.
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