A photo-illustrated introduction to the nation of Afghanistan, discussing the country's place in the world, and looking at its land, history, religion, politics, economy, people, communities, and foreign relations.
The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens
Call Number: 921 GRE
A memoir in which Eric Greitens discusses how his desire to make a difference led him to the world's trouble spots where he worked to serve and sick, poor, and displaced, explains his decision to join the Navy SEALS to protect the weak, and discusses how the lessons he learned in humanitarianism affected his missions in Kenya, Thailand, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Kids of Kabul by Deborah Ellis
Call Number: 305.235 ELL
Examines the lives of children living in Kabul, featuring boys and girls ages ten to seventeen discussing their lives in a country at war.
The Photographer by Emmanuel Guibert, et al.
Call Number: 958.1 GUI
A graphic novel and photo journal that follows reporter Didier Lefevre on a dangerous journey through Afghanistan with the Doctors Without Borders mission.
The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg
Call Number: 305.3 NOR
Foreign correspondent, Jenny Nordberg, reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.
The war in Afghanistan: 2001 - Present by Steve Goldsworthy
Call Number: 958.1 GOL
Details the Afghanistan war following the September 11, 2001, terror attacks, including the battles, weapons, uniform, tactics, and people involved in the conflict and its aftermath.