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Afghanistan"s two-party communism Parcham and Khalq by Anthony Arnold

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Published by Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan.

Subjects:

  • Ḥizb-i Dimūkrātīk-i Khalq-i Afghānistān,
  • Communism -- Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 1973-1989,
  • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnthony Arnold.
SeriesHistories of ruling Communist parties, Hoover Press publication ;, 279
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ1769.A8 P462 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 242 p. :
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3162542M
ISBN 100817977929
LC Control Number83004363

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