Frontier of Faith: Islam in the Indo-Afghan Borderland
C. Hurst, Publishers, Limited, 2011 - Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Pakistan) - 256 pages
'Frontier of Faith' examines the history of Islam, especially that of local mullahs, or Muslim clerics, in the North-West Frontier, a largely autonomous zone straddling the boundary of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Haroon's book is also relevant to the present, given that it deals with the hiding place of Al Qaeda and its local allies.
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Review: Frontier of Faith: Islam in the Indo-Afghan BorderlandUser Review - Muhammad Idrees Ahmad - Goodreads
An immensely valuable study of the history of resistance to colonial and state power along the semi-autonomous tribal zones of the Pak-Afghan border. Haroon shows that the much-touted autonomy of the ... Read full review
Review: Frontier of Faith: Islam in the Indo-Afghan BorderlandUser Review - Goodreads
Excellent, thorough history of the role of religious figures throughout modern Pashtun history.
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