The Reign of His Majesty, Conqueror of the Country, Amir ʿAbd al-Rahman Khan
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[379] This padishah, who desired the advancement of the government and the enlightenment and good order of the army and the people, was the sixth ruler of the fruitful Barakza’i family in the glorious Muhammadza’i line. Having witnessed the vicissitudes of the world, having known the trials and tribulations of war, having experienced, because of his frequent peregrinations as detailed in volume two, both the world’s heat and its cold, and having received a sufficient taste of battle and strife,…

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“The Reign of His Majesty, Conqueror of the Country, Amir ʿAbd al-Rahman Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000219>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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