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Preface and Acknowledgements
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In 2008, the Arshīf-i Millī (National Archives) of Afghanistan purchased two manuscripts by Fayz Muhammad Katib Hazarah, author of the incompletely published three-volume history of Afghanistan, Sirāj al-tawārīkh (Kabul, 1331–1333/1913–1915). Those two manuscripts, one of 137 and the other of 1,467 pages, were respectively labeled the tatimmah (conclusion) of volume three on the reign of Amir ʿAbd al-Rahman Khan (r. 1880–1901) and volume four, originally intended to be devoted to the reign of that amir’s son and successo…

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“Preface and Acknowledgements”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 11 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_prefaceandacknowledgements2>
First published online: 2016



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