Afghanistan. Middle Eastern Studies. History. Afghanistan is the crossroads between Central, West and South Asia 1 st area to domesticate animals 1 st true urban centers in Asia were in Afghanistan Mundigak (near Khandahar ) and Deh Morasi Ghundai Wheat Barley Sheep Goats.
Middle Eastern Studies
1708 ce – MirwaisNika made Khandahar independent of Persia. He’s considered the father of Afghan independence
1842-1844 – Akbar Khan – hero – defeated the British. Very revered in Afghan history – portion of Kabul is named after him
1933 – at 19 years old, Zahir Shah took over as ruler of Afghanistan until 1973