8 edition of Afghanistan. found in the catalog.
Text and photographs show how the people of Afghanistan celebrate holidays and festivals, using art, music, dance, and stories.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||The lands, peoples, and cultures series|
|LC Classifications||DS352 .B33 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|ISBN 10||0778793354, 0778797031|
|LC Control Number||2003004382|
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We are providing a mirrored copy of some pashto text books for levels The books have been prepared by the Afghan Ministry of Education. We would like to add that the version of the books initially appeared on an unknown website () but since the said website is not active any more, we are providing a copy here at Afghanistan School Books, Asmar, Konar, Afghanistan.
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