The Disturbances Caused by Shah Mahmud and His Being Forced to Flee
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[75c] The circumstances of Shah Mahmud’s escape from the Bala Hisar prison, his taking up residence at Farah, (Wazir) Fath Khan’s escape from Dera Ghazi Khan, and his residence at Qandahar under the vigilant eye of Mir ʿAlam Khan, deputy to Prince Muhammad Yunus, all of which was narrated above, created a good deal of turmoil. At Qandahar, Fath Khan soon made himself the prince’s favorite and turned the prince (Muhammad Yunus) against Mir ʿAlam Khan. Fath Khan acquired such a hold over the prin…

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“The Disturbances Caused by Shah Mahmud and His Being Forced to Flee”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 22 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000079>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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