National Geographic Countries of the World: Afghanistan, by WHITFIELD, SUSAN
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- ISBN: 9781426302565 | 1426302568
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 8/12/2008
With more than 115 years exploring the globe with its writers, photographers, and research expeditions, National Geographic is uniquely positioned to introduce young readers to everything they need to know about the countries of the world. A land of rugged mountains and rich natural resources, Afghanistan also has a long history of invasion, resistance, and civil war. In this book, children will meet the many peoples within Afghanistan's tribal societal structure, discover why Persian and Pashto prevail in this multilingual land, and find out why this troubled country has been called the Chessboard of History. A special website directory offers report writers authenticated sources for flags, national anthems, time differences, current weather and climate, and currency conversion.