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The Buddhas of Bamiyan: The Wonders of the World by Dr Llewelyn Morgan
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If you work in Afghanistan or intend to visit - or you are just interested -this is a fabulous book that explains one of Afghanistans must famous places

Morgan gives us a glimpse into a fascinating past and describes the setting and context of the Buddhas of Bamiyan in a way that pulls the reader on and into the depths of history

Whilst Morgan descrbes an ancient story he brings it right up to date opening with the tragic destruction of the Buddhas and some keen insight into why some elements of Afghan society come to have such poor regard for the ancient history of their country -

The reader will be constantly surprised by this concise book - one for… Read more