Prince Shujaʿ al-Mulk’s Turbulent Quest for Power
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[62cc] When Prince Shujaʿ al-Mulk was told of the blinding of his brother, His Highness Shah Zaman, he was deeply troubled and vowed revenge. Bent on seizing power he readied an army and was in the midst of his preparations when Zar Dad Khan Fufalzaʾi appeared on the scene. The latter had fled during the regime of His Highness Shah Zaman and disappeared among the Yusufzaʾi. When he heard the good news of His Highness Shah Zaman’s fall from power he came to Attock Fort with Yusufzaʾi Afghans and…

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“Prince Shujaʿ al-Mulk’s Turbulent Quest for Power”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000064>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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