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Bukhara Afghanistan
First posted on February 22nd 2009

Until early 19th century part of the Emirate of Bukhara.
In 1823 Khan of Kunduz forced Badakhshan into submission.
The Anglo-Russian agreemen of 1885 delimited the border of the Russian Empire to the north of Kunduz, along the Amu Darja River. The Khanate of Kunduz, since 1850 tributary to the Emirate of Afghanistan, was abolished in 1888.

Spelling varieties : Kunduz, Qunduz, Koondooz, Konduz, Qonduz

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Country Profiles from Current Perspective
from Historical Perspective On the Power of Koondooz, pp.275-281 in vol.3 of A. Burnes, Travels into Bokhara, 1839, GB
Timelines Search Google News Archive for Kunduz, Qunduz, click Timeline
Central Asia Current Perspective Encyclopaedia Iranica : Central Asia
Le Kharezm et les Khanats Ouzbeks, from Imago Mundi, in French; scroll down for Le Khanat de Khiva
Article : Khwarezm, from Wikipedia
Historical Perspective J. de Guignes, Histoire generale des Huns, des Turcs, des Mongols et des autres Tartares vol.1 pt.1, 1756, vol.1 pt.2, 1756, vol.2, 1756, vol.3, 1757, vol.4, 1758, vol.5, 1758, in French, GB
Alexandre A. Jardot, Revolutions des peuples de l'Asie Moyenne, vol.1, vol.2, 1839, in French, GB
Kunduz Current Perspective
Historical Perspective
Central Asia Specific Periods M.A. al-Karim Bukhari, Ch.H.A. Schefer, Histoire de l'Asie centrale, Afghanistan, Boukhara, Khiva, Khoqand, depuis les dernieres annees du regne de Nadir Chah, 1153, jusqu'en 1233 de l'Hegire, 1740-1818 (1876) in French, posted on Internet Archive
Kunduz Specific Periods
Economy & Finances
History of Regions History of Badakhshan, at this site
Articles Afghan Turkestan, Balkh Province, Jowzjan Province, Sar-e Pol Province, Kunduz Province, Takhar Province, Samangan Province, Baghlan Province, from Wikipedia
Provincial Survey of Kunduz, by Katerina Larsson (2004)
Local History Article Kunduz, Mazari Sharif, Balkh, from Wikipedia
Structures, Institutions
Culture & Science Khalid, Adeeb. The Politics of Muslim Cultural Reform: Jadidism in Central Asia., Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998.

Historical Data Lists of Statesmen World Statesmen : Konduz/Qonduz by Ben Cahoon; from Regnal Chronologies
Documents Historical Newspapers Bukhara ye-sharif (Persian lnguage newspaper 1912-), held by IISG
Image Databanks
Archival Deposits British Intelligence Reports on Russia in Central Asia, published by IDC Publishers
Search Your Archives for Kunduz (UK National Archives)
Russian Military Intelligence on Asia, from E.G. Brill, search for Kunduz
Constitutions, Laws
Treaty Collections Pertaining to Khiva
Document Collections W.H. MacNaghten, Supplementary Notice on the States of Toorkistan, pp.46-50, A Memoir on the Uzbek State of Kundooz and the Power of its Present Ruler, Mahomed Murad Beg pp.96-124, Bazaar of Kundooz, pp.144-146, in : Reports and Papers, Political, Geographical, & Commercial Submitted to Government, 1839, GB
Lt.-Col. Chesney, Observations on Persia as an Ally and as the Cheapest as well as Most Important Frontier Line of the British Empire in India, Drawn up in the Year 1833, pp.467-502 in : The Portfolio, vol.4, 1836, GB ; numerous references to Khiva
Historical Maps Map : Afghanistan, ethnic composition, from Solar Navigator; Afghanistan : Ethnolinguistic Groups, from PCL, UTexas, alternative map from PCL, UTexas
Map : Languages of Afghanistan, from Wikimedia
Afghanistan - Warlord Zones 2004, from Global Security
Afghanistan, International Security Assistance Force, Provincial Reconstruction Teams, from NATO
Map : Major Ethnic Groups in Central Asia, from PCL, UTexas
Maps : Eastern Hemisphere 550 B.C., Eastern Hemisphere 527 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 500 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 400 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 335 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 323 BC, Easern Hemisphere 300 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 200 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 100 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 050 BC, Eastern Hemisphere 001 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 050 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 100 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 200 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 300 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 400 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 450 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 500 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 565 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 600 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 610 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 700 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 800 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 900 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1000 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1025 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1100 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1200 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1300 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1400 AD, Eastern Hemisphere 1500 AD, by Thomas Lessman
Encyclopedia Entries
General Articles : Kundu, Cities : Kullum, Territories : Badakschan, Bulgiwaan, Kashgur, from Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, in German
Article Kunduz, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek
Article Kunduz, Tashkurgan, from EB 1911
Economic E.G. Balfour, The cyclopaedia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, commercial, industrial, and scientific; products of the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms, useful arts and manufactures (1885), vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, posted on Internet Archive; search for Kunduz
Geographical G.Th. Landmann, A universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world (1835), posted on Internet Archive; search for Usbek Tartary, Balk,
Entry : Koondooz, pp.446-447 in vol.2 of H. Murray, The Encyclopaedia of Geography, 1839, GB
Article Tatariet, from Geografisk-Statistik Haandbog 1858-1863, in Danish
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Parliamentary Debates foreign Hansard (British Parliament)
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Bibliographies general Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies) (site in German, most titles listed in English; numerous entries; publications mostly since 1970)
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
ISBN Database
on Kunduz
Online Libraries general Internet Archives
Gutenberg Library Online
International Boundary Studies
on Central Asia
Thesis Server English Language (Abstracts of Russian Language) Dissertations from the CIS
IFESCCO - Digital Library of Dissertations, maintained at Russian State Library
Online Journals full text online Silk Road Journal
International Journal of Central Asian Studies, 1996-2009
Central Eurasian Studies Review (CESR) 2002-
Turkistan Newsletter, from SOTA
Journal of Modern Turkish Studies, Ankara 2004-
Historiography Article : Central Asian Historiography, by M.R. Drompp, pp.150-151 in vol.1 of A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing, NY 1998 [G]
General Accounts
Specific Topics The life of Abdur Rahman, Amir of Afghanistan, vol.1 (1900), posted on Internet Archive
Historical Atlasses Yuri Bregel, An Historical Atlas of Central Asia, (HACA) Leiden : Brill 2003 (defines Central Asia as Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Xinjiang)

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