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Appendix 6: Military Organization, Administration, Officers And Other Ranks, And Weaponry
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Fayz Muhammad makes no effort to describe the organization of the military forces from 1747 onwards in any systematic way and one must glean what one can from the frequently recurring accounts of military actions, of promotions of officers, and of stipends awarded. His silence on the subject of reform strongly suggests that the military structure that emerges from the text was in plac…

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“Appendix 6: Military Organization, Administration, Officers And Other Ranks, And Weaponry”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 13 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000246>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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