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This is the foremost work on the social and political history of the Pathans, from 550 BC to AD 1957. It includes an epilogue written, just before the author's death, in the light of recent events in Afghanistan.
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Sir Olaf Caroe was governor of the Pathan North-West Frontier Province of India during the last two years before the transfer of power in 1947. He was a foreign secretary to the viceroy at Delhi.Review:
"[A] definitive history of the Pathans living in Afghanistan and North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, from 550 BC to 1957 AD....An interesting historical read."--Lieutenant Colonel Daljit Singh, USI Journal, Oct-Dec 98, Vol 128, no 534
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Book Description Karachi, Oxford University Press., 1983. Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints. -- New foreword 1983 and an added epilogue on Russia. Illustrated with 6 maps (some large folding), plus photos. Includes glossary, transliteration table, detailed appendixes. -- Pakhtuns, Pashtuns, Pakistan, Afghanistan. -- Hardcover, 533 pages. Condition: very good, with very good dust jacket. ISBN 0195772210. Seller Inventory # 36202
Book Description OUP Pakistan, 1976. Hardback. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Nice clean copy. One map inside has a crease, Name inside. All proceeds go to Oxfam. Please note that books are stored off-site, but can be transferred to the shop for viewing with 2 days notice. Seller Inventory # 104701
Book Description Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1976. 0195772210, 1976. 8vo. Original gilt decorated maroon cloth (top edge very lightly dust stained, lightly worn at some extrems - otherwise VG), dustwrapper (lightly worn at head of spine - otherwise VG in protective cover). Pp.xxii + 521, illus with b&w photos and drawings, genealogical tables, b&w folding maps and coloured folding map (previous owner's book-plate on front free endpaper; no inscriptions). Seller Inventory # 141513
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1976. Hardback. Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: V Ery Good Plus. Lightest of wear to edges [shelfwear] or as good as new. Appears unread/unopened. Seller Inventory # 008710
Book Description Oxford University Press, Karachi, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Small chip to dust jacket at the fold of spine to front at the heal and to the red boards at the same spot. General rubbing around edges of dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 012151
Book Description Oxford University Press (2005), Karachi, 2005. orig.boards. Photoplates; folding maps. (illustrator). 14th imp. 22x14cm, xxiv,533,(15)p, Weighs 900 grams. Some minor rubbing. VG., dustwrapper. Seller Inventory # 025735
Book Description OUP Pakistan, 1996. Gebundene Ausgabe. Condition: Wie neu. 544 Seiten Exemplar wie neu, originalverpackt; like new, in original packaging 200608am48 ISBN: 9780195772210 Alle Preise inkl. MwST Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 815. Seller Inventory # 550554
Book Description Oxford University Press, Karachi, 1986. hardcover. Condition: very good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. With an Epilogue on Russia. Illustrated, 6 maps, four folding. xxiv + 533pp., 8vo, red cloth, d.w.; minor tears to dust wrapper at spine ends and upper front edge, gift inscription inside front cover. Karachi: Oxford University Press, (1986). Fifth impression. Seller Inventory # 239911
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1976. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M0195772210_4
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1976. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0195772210-2-4