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(Un)knowing the country: empire & the genesis of the Afghanistan expertise industry

Bayly, Martin J. (2021) (Un)knowing the country: empire & the genesis of the Afghanistan expertise industry. South Asia @ LSE (01 Nov 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In light of the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, Afghanistan is back in the news, and Afghanistan expertise is back in fashion. In this Long Read, Martin J. Bayly explores the imperial histories that sit behind these forms of expert knowledge, and what they might tell about contemporary foreign policy expertise.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2022 11:51
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113162

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