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Collier's new encyclopedia - a loose-leaf and self-revising reference work with 515 illustrations and ninety-six maps (1921) (14761170966)

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Collier's new encyclopedia - a loose-leaf and self-revising reference work with 515 illustrations and ninety-six maps (1921) (14761170966)

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Africa, 1921
Identifier: colliersnewencyc01newy (find matches)
Title: Collier's new encyclopedia : a loose-leaf and self-revising reference work ... with 515 illustrations and ninety-six maps
Year: 1921 (1920s)
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Subjects: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Publisher: New York : P. F. Collier
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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AFRICA 57 AFBICA at Kabul and murder of Cavagnari, theEnglish Resident; the punitive expedi-tion under Roberts; the establishment, byBritish assistance, of Abd-ur-Rahman asAmeer, and the constantly recurringalarms as to encroachments on the partof Russia. The yearly pension grantedthe Ameer by the Indian Government wasraised to 18 lacs of rupees. Moreover,the Indian Government yielded all itsclaims on Kafaristan, The result of thiswas that, in 1895, the Ameers troopsthoroughly devastated the land of thesebrave mountaineers. Abd-ur-Rahman, bymeans of his shrewd policy and decisivemeasures, succeeded in suppressing all in-surrections and strengthening his power.In regard to the insurrection that brokeout between the tribes of the Afridi andthe Orakzai, on the Indian-Afghanistanfrontier, he remained neutral. Abd-ur-Rahman died Oct. 1, 1901,and was succeeded by Habib-UUah Khan.The treaty with Great Britain was re-newed, and by a compact drawn up in1907 the latter country acknowledgedAfgha

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