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Appendix 5: Money
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Money is a somewhat complicated subject. In the first place the region of Afghanistan was not integrated and money was equally diverse. The north (Afghan Turkistan) was closely tied by trade and money to Bukhara. So the use of the Bukharan tangah and tilla was widespread in that region. In the west (Herat), there is a similar monetary connection to Iran while Kabul and Qandahar were tied to the monetary syste…

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“Appendix 5: Money”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000245>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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