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Waging war in Waziristan : the British struggle in the land of Bin Laden, 1849-1947 / Andrew M. Roe.

Author/creator Roe, Andrew M.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2010.
Descriptionix, 313 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies. ^A239554
Contents The lay of the land: Waziristan's people, history, and terrain -- Blood for blood: the tribal culture of code -- Securing the frontier: politics, policy, and tribal realities -- The forward policies: British influence, political control, and the Maliki system -- 1930s Waziristan: the British administrative apparatus -- The mailed fist in the velvet glove: the army of India and the Royal Air Force -- A cause celebre, the Fakir of Ipi, and the British response -- Keeping the flame of insurrection alight, 1938-1947 -- The hard-earned lessons and realities of the British experience in Waziristan, Part 1 -- The hard-earned lessons and realities of the British experience in Waziristan, Part 2, -- Contemporary parallels and prognostications.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 295-308) and index.
LCCN 2009035484
ISBN9780700616992 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0700616993 (cloth : alk. paper)

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