The Carpet Wars
From Kabul to Baghdad: A Ten-Year Journey Along Ancient Trade Routes
ISBN10: 0060097329 ISBN13: 9780060097325 Publisher: Ecco Press Published: Apr 1 2002 Pages: 464 Weight: 1.85lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
A journalist retraces the ancient "carpet routes" through South Asia, taking readers across Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq in search of a long-dead Islamic civilization and exploring how militarism, terrorism, and Islamic fundamentalism are affecting the culture and economy of the region.