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ʿAbd al-Karīm Munshī
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ʿAbd al-Karīm Munshī, Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Karīm Munshī ʿAlawī (d. after 1265/1849), was an Indo-Persian historian who lived in the middle of the 13th/19th century. The little that is known about his life and career is mostly limited to the brief allusions that are to be found in his books. Based on this scant information, it can be assumed that he must have lived for a while in various different cities of India, including Lucknow and Kanpur (Shafi, 72). His scholarly activities included a study of th…

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Seyyed Ali Al-i Davud and Translated by Rahim Gholami, “ʿAbd al-Karīm Munshī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0057>
First published online: 2015

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