A concise and contemporary guide designed to orient and inform readers about the people, politics, and places of Paktya. Topics covered include: the people (tribes, language, culture, history, etc.); the provincial government and how it functions; the ecomy and development activities; and key leaders and big issues. Also included inside are a number of useful tables, maps, contact information, and other resources. For bulk orders, please visit the publisher's website (www.idsinternational.net).