The Amir-i Kabir’s Return to Afghanistan from India and His Reinstatement on the Throne
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[190cc] When, as stipulated in the governor-general’s agreement, the English army left Afghan territory for India in Ramazan 1258, corresponding to (October) 1842 [191] at the same time that the Amir-i Kabir, the princes, and other members of his entourage had gone to Mansuri Mountain1 from Dehra Dun to spend the summer, all the officers, officials, and English notables summering in Mansuri Mountain who learned of the governor-general’s agreement, came to congratulate the amir, doffed their hats, cheered his return to Afghanistan, and spread the glad tidings of his amira…

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“The Amir-i Kabir’s Return to Afghanistan from India and His Reinstatement on the Throne”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 24 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000179>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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