Advertisement

Afghánistán

Democratic Republic of Afghánistán
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

HISTORY. A military coup on 17 July 1973 overthrew the monarchy of King Záhir Shàh. The coup was led by the King’s cousin and brother-in-law Mohammad Daoud who declared a Republic. King Záhir abdicated on 24 Aug. 1973. President Daoud was killed in a military coup in April 1978 which led to the establishment of a pro-Soviet government of the People’s Democratic Party of Afghánistán.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Books of Reference

  1. Afghanistan Republic Annual, 1976Google Scholar
  2. Adamec, L., Afghanistan’s Foreign Affairs to the Mid-Twentieth Century. Tuscon, 1974Google Scholar
  3. Dupree, L., Afghanistan. Princeton Univ. Press. 1974Google Scholar
  4. Fraser-Tytler, Sir W. K., Afghanistan. Rev. ed. OUP, 1967Google Scholar
  5. Gilbertson, G. W., Pakkhto Idiom Dictionary. 2 vols. London, 1932Google Scholar
  6. Gregorian, V., The Emergence of Modern Afghanistan. Stamford, 1970Google Scholar
  7. Griffiths, J. C., Afghanistan. New York, 1967Google Scholar
  8. Hanifi, M. J., Historical and Cultural Dictionary of Afghanistan. Metuchen, 1976Google Scholar
  9. Humlum, J., La Géographie de l’Afghanistan. Copenhagen. 1959Google Scholar
  10. Klimburg, M., Afghanistan. Vienna, 1966Google Scholar
  11. Mele, P. F., Afghanistan. Florence, 1966Google Scholar
  12. Newell, R. S., The Politics of Afghanistan. Cornell Univ. Press. 1972Google Scholar
  13. Sykes, P. M., A History of Afghanistan. 2 vols. New York, 1975Google Scholar
  14. Watkins, M. B., Land in Transition, London, 1964Google Scholar
  15. Wilber, D. N. (ed), Afghanistan. 2nd ed.Google Scholar
  16. New Haven, 1962. — (ed.). Afghanistan, A Bibliography. 2nd ed. New Haven, 1963Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations