This subset of the Overview Series profiles modern nations of the world, from the most ancient, such as Egypt, to the most recent, such as the former nations of the Soviet Union. Each title presents a broad, comprehensive overview of the nation, including history, geography, and culture. Also included are textual sidebars that provide focused information, a detailed chronology of events, national statistics, bibliographies and a thorough index.
"A thorough introduction to the history, religion, and culture of Afghanistan. The information is current, including a discussion of the Taliban and its repressive practices, as well as life in this country since the regime was ousted..."
-- School Library Journal
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