This is a brief but extremely interesting monograph on the city of Peshawar. It is stylishly produced and illustrated with photographs and line art. In a small compass, the author has managed to depict the long and fascinating history of his native city. There is something of interest here for students of all periods of the region's history. Text includes 2 composite maps of Peshawar as well as a time line from 2000 BC to the present.