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The Setting

A. S. Morrison

in Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The book opens with a brief account of the book's aims, giving the reasons for undertaking a comparative study. The first chapter provides background information on the political situation in Central ... More


Introduction

A. S. Morrison

in Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter sets out the aims of the book, which are to compare Russia's talent for assimilation with that of other conquering races. It then goes on to outline the areas under ... More


Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910: A Comparison with British India

Alexander Morrison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199547371
eISBN:
9780191720710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book studies the colonial administration created by the Russians in Central Asia after 1865, focusing on the city of Samarkand and its hinterland in the Zarafshan Valley. Throughout the book ... More


Introduction: A History of Afghan Historiography

Nile Green

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This long chapter provides the first-ever overview of history-writing in Afghanistan from the country’s foundation in the eighteenth century until the early twenty-first century. The chapter ... More


Archaeology in the Reign of Amanullah: The Difficult Birth of a National Heritage

Annick Fenet and Nile Green

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Focusing on the modernizing and nationalizing reign of Amanullah Khan in the 1920s, Annick Fenet’s archival study of the early years of the Délégation archéologique française en Afghanistan (DAFA) ... More


Afterword

Farzin Vejdani

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

In this afterword chapter, Farzin Vejdani places the common themes that emerge from the eight Afghan case studies into a wider regional context, so refuting the common proposition that Afghanistan ... More


Uzbek Oral Histories of Migration and War: Remembering the Early Twentieth Century in Northern Afghanistan

Ingeborg Baldauf

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 8 turns to the oral historiography of the Uzbeks of northern Afghanistan as recorded in the early twenty-first century. In a powerful parting reminder of the partisan qualities of historical ... More


From Patriot to Port-City Poet: Mahmud Tarzi in Istanbul

Thomas Wide

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Chapter 5 Thomas Wide examines historical themes in the late poetry of the Afghan modernist and statesman, Mahmud Tarzi. The chapter captures the ways in which a leading participant in the ... More


Reclaiming the Past: The Tawarikh-i Hafiz Rahmat Khani and Pashtun Historiography

Robert Nichols

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

By way of analysis of a 1971 Introduction (Dibacha) to the eighteenth-century Tawarikh-i Hafiz Rahmat Khani written by the Director of the University of Peshawar’s Pashto Academy, in Chapter 7 Robert ... More


Tarikh-i Ahmad Shahi: The First History of ‘Afghanistan’

Amin Tarzi

in Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190247782
eISBN:
9780190492236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247782.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

By focusing on the Tarikh-i Ahmad Shahi of the aforementioned Mahmud al-Husayni, in Chapter 2 Amin Tarzi presents a powerfully revisionist reading of this “first history of Afghanistan”. By working ... More


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