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Author Hanifi, Shah Mahmoud.

Title Connecting histories in Afghanistan : market relations and state formation on a colonial frontier / Shah Mahmoud Hanifi.

Imprint Stanford : Stanford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  HF3770.6 .H36 2011    Available
 CCQ - C Ring Library  HF3770.6 .H36 2011 c.2  Available
Description xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Originally published online in 2008 by Columbia University Press.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-255) and index.
Contents Introduction : the historical location and conceptual framing of Afghanistan -- Financing the Kabul produce -- Contracting nomadic carriage for an aquatic agenda -- Fiscal instability and state revenue reformulation during the first British occupation -- Capital concentrations and coordinations : Peshawar subsidies and Kabul workshops -- New state texts and old commercial flows -- Mutual evasion between Afghanistan and the global marketplace -- Conclusion : deflecting colonial canons and cannons : alternate routes to knowing Afghanistan.
Subject Afghanistan -- Commerce -- History -- 19th century.
Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Afghanistan -- Commerce -- India -- History -- 19th century.
India -- Commerce -- Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- Commerce.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- Economic policy.
ISBN 9780804774116 (pbk. : alk. paper)