Pashtun Tales From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier by Aisha Ahmad

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Subjects:

  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Folklore,
  • Pakistan,
  • General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Pushtuns,
  • Continental European,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Tales

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8312912M
ISBN 100863564380
ISBN 109780863564383

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May 01,  · These stories were collected in the tribal areas of the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region once described as “the last free place on earth,” where the caravan routes from Persia, India, and China historically converged.

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[Aisha Ahmad; Roger Boase] -- "These tales were collected in the tribal areas of the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region once described as 'the last free place on earth', where the caravan routes from Persia, India and China.

These stories were collected in the tribal areas of the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region once described as “the last free place on earth,” where the caravan routes from Persia, India, and China historically converged.

Blending wit, fantasy, comedy, and romance, these tales reflect Pashtun Tales From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier book Pashtun.

Jul 01,  · These oral tales were collected in the tribal areas on the Pakistan-Afghan frontier, a region described as the last free place on earth. It was here that the caravan routes from Persia, India and China once converged/5(82). The book under review is a collection of Pashtun tales collected from the city of Peshawar, the capital city of the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

Because of its geographical position on the crossroads linking Central Asia with India and beyond, Peshawar and its province had been one of the busiest land routes throughout the history. Aug 17,  · This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue.

Aug 27,  · The book under review is a collection of Pashtun tales collected from the city of Peshawar, the capital city of the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

Because of its geographical position on the crossroads linking Central Asia with India and beyond, Peshawar and its province had been one of the busiest land routes throughout the history.

About the Book. These stories were collected in the tribal areas of the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region once described as ‘the last free place on earth’, where the caravan routes from Persia, India and Pashtun Tales From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier book historically converged.

Pashtun Tales: From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier Hardcover – 15 Nov by Aisha Ahmad (Author), Roger Boase (Author)Reviews: 4.

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These tales are similiar to the tales in the Arabian nights and Indian folklore only these are Pashtun tales from the border area between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

I have liked folklore and fairytales from childhood and I like them even in adulthood. They also teach you about local culture, beliefs bowvalleychorus.com: Aisha Ahmed, Roger Boase.

This book was an average collection of folktales from Peshawar, Pakistan, a city which has deep Pakistani and Afghan influences. This collection delivers monsters, heroes, magic, and holy men.

There are a few glimpses into the culture of the area, especially in the misogynistic pieces and the ones where the hero vows to perform an honor killing/5(4).

These stories were collected in the tribal areas of the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region once described as ‘the last free place on earth’, where the caravan routes from Persia, India and China historically converged.

With a blend of wit, fantasy, comedy and romance, these tales reflect the Pashtun code of honour and way of life, now seriously threatened by social changes and political. One good book on such folk stories is. Pashtun Tales from the Pakistan-Afghan frontier’ by Aisha Ahmad and Roger Boase.

Pashtun diaspora refers to ethnic Pashtuns who live outside their traditional homeland of Pashtunistan, which is south of the Amu River in Afghanistan and west of the Indus River in Pakistan.

Pashtunistan is home to the majority of the Pashtun community. However, there are significant Pashtun diaspora communities in the Sindh and Punjab provinces of Pakistan, in particular in the cities of Karachi and Afghanistan: 15, ().

Budaya orang Pashtun dapat dilihat dengan jelas di Peshawar dan Kandahar. Kota Quetta dan Kabul yang mempunyai berbagai suku, Pashtun menjadi penduduk mayoritas.

Karachi menjadi kota berpenduduk Pashtun yang terbesar di dunia karena terdapat juta orang Pashtun. Mayoritas orang Pashtun adalah Muslim bowvalleychorus.comstan: 13, (). A prominent institution of the Pashtun people is the intricate system of bowvalleychorus.com Pashtuns remain a predominantly tribal people, but the trend of urbanisation has begun to alter Pashtun society as cities such as Kandahar, Peshawar, Quetta and Kabul have grown rapidly due to the influx of rural bowvalleychorus.com: 26, ().

Home; Books. Saqi Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality general interest and academic books on North Africa and the Middle East.

Founded in in London, Saqi’s links with cutting edge and authoritative voices have led to a rigorous reassessment of Arab cultural heritage. His publications include The Origin and Meaning of Courtly Love (Manchester University Press, ), The Troubadour Revival (RKP, ), Pashtun Tales from the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier (Saqi, ), Islam and Global Dialogue (Ashgate, ), and many articles on 15th-century cancionero poetry and on the expulsion of the Muslims from Spain.

Aug 11,  · Important Pashtun rulers have included the Lodi Dynasty, which ruled Afghanistan and northern India during the Delhi Sultanate period ( to C.E.). The Lodi Dynasty ( to C.E.) was the final of the five Delhi sultanates, and was defeated by Babur the Great. Pashtun, Pashto-speaking people residing primarily in the region that lies between the Hindu Kush in northeastern Afghanistan and the northern stretch of the Indus River in Pakistan.

They constitute the majority of the population of Afghanistan and bore the exclusive name of Afghan before that name. Pashtun Tales: From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier. Saqi Books. Ahmed, Akbar S. ‘Religious presence and symbolism in Pukhtun society’, in Islam in Tribal societies, from the Atlas to the Indus.

Akbar S. Ahmed and D.M. Hart (editors). London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. Anderson, J. ‘Tribe and community among the Ghilzai Pashtun. In JuneMirzali Khan (Faqir of Ipi), Bacha Khan, and other Khudai Khidmatgars declared the Bannu Resolution, demanding that the Pashtuns be given a choice to have an independent state of Pashtunistan composing all Pashtun majority territories of British India, instead of Countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran.

Find Pashtun Tales: From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier by Ahmed et al at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell. Pashtun tales from the Pakistan-Afghan frontier / Aisha Ahmad and Roger Boase The Bajaur incident: an account of the Afghan Lashkar's incursion into Pakistan in September Pashtun identity and geopolitics in Southwest Asia: Pakistan and Afghanistan since 9/11 / Iftikhar H.

„Pashtun Tales from the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier: From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier.“ Saqi Books (1 март ). ISBN Ahmed, Akbar S. „Millennium and Charisma among Pathans: A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology.“ London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.Език: Пущунски език. Feb 19,  · Pashtun Tales from the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier.

London, Saqi Books,p. Cet ouvrage est semble-t-il basé sur la parole presque exclusive d’un pashtoune de la N.W.F.P – pashtoune de la tribu Mohmand «Saed Khan Bâbâ». Pashtun have many traditional stories, both in their own language and in Persian.

One story tells of a man who wanted to discover how to change his luck. According to the story, a man may be given the opportunity to experience luck, but he must have the intelligence to take advantage of it.

FEATURED BOOK. Game Changers Going Local to Defeat Violent Extremists. FEATURED Completed Research Paper. The Pakistan-Afghan Borderland: Pashtun Tribes Descending into. The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales. Edited with an introduction and notes by Maria Tatar.

Translations by Maria bowvalleychorus.com by Janet L. Langlois. Italian Popular Tales. By Thomas Frederick Crane. Edited and introduced by Jack bowvalleychorus.com by Nancy Canepa. Pashtun Tales from the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier. According to the Encyclopaedia of Islam, the theory of Pashtun descent from Israelites is traced to Maghzan-e-Afghani, a history compiled for Khan-e-Jehan Lodhi in the reign of Mughal Emperor Jehangir in the 16th century.

The Maghzan-e-Afghani's Bani Israel theory has been discounted by modern authorities, due to numerous historical and linguistic inconsistencies. Pashtun Tales: From the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier - May 1, by Aisha Ahmed and Roger Boase A History of Pashtun Migration, - Oct 15, by Robert Nichols Passing It On: Fighting the Pashtun on Afghanistan's Frontier - Oct 2, by General Sir Andrew Skeen and Lester W.

Grau. Recommended Reading on Afghanistan History from Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya. Ahmad, Aisha, and Roger Boase, Pashtun Tales from the Pakistan-Afghan Frontier (Saqi, ).

Barfield, Thomas, Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History (Princeton, ). Brodsky, Anna, With All Our Strength: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (Routledge, ).Cornwall - As the French Revolution threatens the stability of England, so too is discontent brewing in the heart of Celia Cavendish.

Promised to the brutal Viscount Vallenforth, she must find a way to break free from the bounds of a life stifled by convention and bowvalleychorus.comed by her cousin Arbella, who just a few months earlier followed her heart and eloped with the man she loved.Mar 18,  · Afghanistan in World Literature (IV): Weird Tales from the Frontier.

Author: His reliance on British colonial sources is apparent by his familiarity with the names of the Pashtun tribes living just beyond the Durand Line; he is much less precise or varied when it comes to groups living inside Afghanistan itself.

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