A Journey through Afghanistan (E–pub/Kindle) ☆ David Chaffetz

How different Afghan discourse s from the West s much concerned with the preservation of relationships mildly curious about Chaffetz home At the end of the book Chaffetz recounts a conversation he had with an Afghan who called him They talked of this and that Chaffetz offered an The Book of Lamentations invitation that he no doubt knew would be declined ast was At the end the Afghan explained why he had called I don t want anything Just to talk I will call you again so we can talk and remind one another how Afghanistan used to be when you travelled here That declaration Guide Through the Old Testament is sad enough but the even greater sorrow the publication date of my editions 1984 while the mujahedeen were still fighting against the Russians before they were successful and then turned their guns on each other only to lose most of the country to the Taliban The Best-Case Scenario Handbook is just how much farther Afghanistan had yet to go how muchts people had yet to endur. E story told n vivid descriptive prose of his experience an account that reveals about the Afghan people themselves than most books written either before or sin.

A Journey through Afghanistan (E–pub/Kindle) ☆ David Chaffetz

Couldn t get all the way through t without being disturbed by the condescending tone While some observations are spot on others are The Fate of the Romanovs imperialistic and judgmental If I were reading this for scholarly purposes I would have finished but not a great leisure read In the late seventies David Chaffetz travelled through a country that no longer exists Afghanistan Not that theres not a country by that name but the Afghanistan that Chaffetz visited riding a horse between dusty towns and their teahouses entertained by the local landowners drinking tea and conversing with shrine keepers Miss Julia Takes Over (Miss Julia, impoverished teachers and military men hasn the meantime been savaged by than three decades of war and a recovery that has been uneven at best In his telling this poverty stricken territory was almost unfailingly hospitable LOSER if occasionally suspicious of this foreigner even when hensisted on riding Home-Ec 101 into a blizzard Shortly before the Sovietnvasion of Afghanistan David Chaffetz slipped from the protection of Western culture and Exterminating Angel immersed himselfn the customs fears and hop.

R Culture and Customs of Norway insulted his hosts unwittingly by following Western customs and discoursenstead of Afghan ones But the Afghans were courteous peaceful whether showing the visitors around a nearly forgotten shrine feeding them and their horses riding for days to make sure they reach the next outpost The Billionaires Secretive Enchantress (The Berutelli Escape, in an unforgiving countryside Unforgiving perhaps underestimates the case thiss brutal terrain cold dusty plains broken by mountains There Shake, Rattle and Roll is not even a hint that the Afghans were on the verge of tearing each other to pieces Granted Chaffetz travelled through and around the city of Heratnfluenced by Iran at that time still ruled by the Shah and proud of the mosue built by ueen Gawharshad Chaffetz reportage does not spare his own occasional lack of grace He chronicles being cheated when purchasing clothes or a horse and recounts how his Afghan companion occasionally chides him for rudeness Chaffetz captures. Es of the Afghan people setting out by car and on horseback for a long journey through the northwestern uarter of the country A Journey through Afghanistan s th.

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  1. says: A Journey through Afghanistan (E–pub/Kindle) ☆ David Chaffetz

    READ & DOWNLOAD Ê E-book, or Kindle E-pub â David Chaffetz A Journey through Afghanistan (E–pub/Kindle) ☆ David Chaffetz In the late seventies David Chaffetz travelled through a country that no longer exists Afghanistan Not that there is not a country by that name but the Afghanistan that Chaffetz visited riding a horse between dusty towns and their teahouses

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    A Journey through Afghanistan (E–pub/Kindle) ☆ David Chaffetz Couldn't get all the way through it without being disturbed by the condescending tone While some observations are spot on others are imperialistic and judgmental If I were reading this for scholarly purposes I would have finished but not a great leisure read

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