Imperial Frontier: Tribe and State in Waziristan
By: Hugh Beattie (author)Hardback
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Describes British relations with the Pashtun tribes of Waziristan in the years after the annexation of the Punjab in 1849, offering the most detailed historical account that has so far been written of relations between the British Government of India and the tribes along this (or any) part of the north-west Frontier in this period.
Background; British frontier and tribal policy; North Waziristan border 1849-1861; South Waziristan border in the 1850s and 1860s; North Waziristan border in the 1860s; Britain, Waziristan and Afghanistan in the 1870s; Britain, Waziristan and Kabul during and after the second Anglo-Afghan war; Britain and the tribes - an assessment; epilogue - tribe and state in Waziristan in the 20th century.
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