◥ Download $0.00 [ ✌ Games without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan ] ♇ Author Mir Tamim Ansary ♍ ◥ Download $0.00 [ ✌ Games without Rules: The Often-Interrupted History of Afghanistan ] ♇ Author Mir Tamim Ansary ♍ Afghan American writer Ansary West of Kabul, East of New York, 2002 tells the history of modern Afghanistan with a master storytellers confidence and a disarmingly casual tone Wow he remarks, reacting to Afghan president Sardar Daouds willingness to implement a new constitution that would limit his own power When has something like this ever happened But dont be fooled this is a nuanced, sophisticated historical narrative that strives to tell Afghan history from an Afghan perspective, as the story of a zigzag journey toward some end point despite regular interruptions by foreign interventions, including the strategic military adventures of Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and the U.S Its an open question, of course, what that end point may be Afghanistan is still a country in conflict, and the present is a moving target Yet, as Ansary points out, There was always a here here, and though the great powers have changed through history, The land in between never disappeared Throughout this selection, the authors love for his native land and his optimism for its future shine through Brendan DriscollRajiv Chandrasekaran, author of Little America The War Within the War for AfghanistanIn Games Without Rules, Tamim Ansary has written the most engaging, accessible and insightful history of Afghanistan With gifted prose and revealing details, Ansary gives us the oft neglected Afghan perspective of the wars, foreign meddling and palace intrigue that has defined the past few centuries between the Indus and Oxus This brilliant book should be required reading for anyone involved in the current war there and anyone who wants to understand why Afghanistan will not be at peace anytime soon KirkusA breezy, accessible overview of centuries of messy Afghan history, including the present military quagmire As a native of Kabul, Ansary lends precious insight into the makeup of the typical Afghan village, with its tidy, self sufficient, patriarchal hierarchy and need to keep the nomads at bay Lively instruction on how Afghanistan has coped, and continues to cope, with being a strategic flash point Christian Science MonitorGames without Rulesexplains longstanding problems and internal difficulties encountered in efforts toward nation building in Afghanistan and shows how great power politics and invasion have been stalling the process for the past two centuries San Jose Mercury NewsDespite extensive reporting on the war in Afghanistan, San Francisco journalist and author Ansary thinks there s still a great deal of misunderstanding about the reasons for the conflict In this history, he focuses on key developments that shaped current events BooklistAnsary tells the history of modern Afghanistan with a master storytellers confidencethis is a nuanced, sophisticated historical narrative that strives to tell Afghan history from an Afghan perspectiveThe authors love for his native land and his optimism for its future shine through Publishers Weekly, STARRED reviewAnsary, an Afghan born US citizen offers an illuminating history of the country, providing not only a chronology but a deep cultural analysis that allows outsiders a comprehensive picture of Afghan s and practices This insider s perspective fills large gaps in contemporary outsiders understandings of why these powers have failed and hopefully points the way towards forms of international cooperation that will work for Afghanistan rather than against it Ansary has a gift for using informal language to illustrate his points in a way that doesn t compromise the legitimacy of his narrative His ability to contextualize the history and situate it in culture, as well as to remind readers of when to keep track of important figures sometimes for decades is refreshing Ansary has produced an invaluable resource to those curious about this tumultuous region. 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