This up-to-date, comprehensive, thematically indexed bibliography devoted to Afghanistan now and yesterday will help readers to efficiently find their way in the massive secondary literature available. Following the pattern established by one of its major data sources, viz. the acclaimed Index Islamicus, both journal articles and book publications are included and expertly indexed. An indispensable entry for all those taking professional or personal interest in a nation so much the focus of attention today.

Introduction -- Bibliographies -- General -- Geology -- Flora and Fauna -- Water Resources (Natural) -- Geographical Studies -- Travel, Exploration and Description -- Historical Studies -- History and Politics -- Social Studies -- Afghan Economy and Infrastructure -- Agriculture and Forestry -- Language and Literature: The Arts -- Supplement of Publications Post-1979 -- Maps