The Accession of Prince Fath Jang and the Events of His Troubled Reign
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[182cc] After the notables seated him on the throne and cried out, “Long live the shah and long may he reign,” they all returned to their homes. Some time later, Shah Fath Jang asked for personal pledges from everyone—khans, peasants, and soldiers alike—including the Durrani, Ghiljaʾi, Qizilbash, and Kuhistani leaders. [183] They recorded their pledges of allegiance, according to the promises they had given, swore solemn oaths on these documents, sealed them, and handed them to the shah. Aside from a few of Nawwab Muhammad Zaman Khan’s support…

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“The Accession of Prince Fath Jang and the Events of His Troubled Reign”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000173>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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