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The Life of Alimqul: A Native Chronicle of Nineteenth Century Central Asia

 Author: Timur Beisembiev  Category: Central Asia, History, Uzbekistan  Publisher: Routledge  Publication Date: 2015  Language: English

This work offers a narrative into the history of the Kokand Khanate drawn from an ancient manuscript. This unique record, discovered by the editor in Tashkent, is a biography of Alimqul Amir-i Lashkar, Commander-in- Chief of the Kokand army and de facto ruler of the Kokandi state in 1863-1865, who died in battle at the age of thirty three. It includes a rare reproduction of Chagatay Turkic text.