Jamhuria Afghanistan (Republic of Afghanistan)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. A military coup on 17 July 1973 led by Mohammad Daoud overthrew King Zahir Shah and set up a Republic. President Daoud was killed in a military coup in April 1978 which led to the establishment of a pro-Soviet government.


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Further Reading

  1. Amin, S. H., Law. Reform and Revolution in Afghanistan. London, 1991Google Scholar
  2. Arney, G., Afghanistan. London, 1990Google Scholar
  3. Hyman, A., Afghanistan under Soviel Domination. 1964–1991. 3rd ed. London, 1992CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Jones, S., Afghanistan. [Bibliography]. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1991Google Scholar
  5. Roy, O., Islam and Resistance in Afghanistan. 2nd ed. CUP, 1990CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Rubin, B.R., The Fragmentation of Afghanistan: State Formation and Collapse in the International System. Yale Univ. Press, 1995Google Scholar
  7. Sykes, P. M., A History of Afghanistan. 2 vols. New York, 1975Google Scholar

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