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By Allen J. Frank, Mirkasyim A. Usmanov

ISBN-10: 9004141278

ISBN-13: 9789004141278

This biographical dictionary, in accordance with a Turkic manuscript compiled in 1912, is key for all these drawn to the Islamic background of imperative Asia lower than Russian and chinese language rule. protecting the interval from 1770 - 1912, it brings to existence the muslim groups of Sufis and students of the japanese Kazakh steppe. Its vast biographical info offers clean insights into the highbrow, political, and spiritual lifetime of a quarter for which indigenous Islamic resources are nearly unknown. With a old and textological advent, complete English translation, wide notes, and an Arabic-script Turkic textual content.

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The bones were broken and sticking out. I woke my wife right away and said, “Get seven nux vomica plant from the chest. When she had gotten them, I prepared by putting [my arm] between wooden splints. I ate all the nux vomica and said to my wife, ‘This nux vomica will have an effect on me after an hour. It will make my arm shake very hard. ’ Indeed [I was] half awake. When it made my arm shake, my wife held it and wrapped it up, and I myself was unconscious. When I woke up in the morning it seemed my arm was healed.

66 62 “Senior Sultan” was a rank that was abolished with the reforms of 1868, and that had been held by Chigisids [tÙräs] who were also granted the noble status in the Russian imperial system. On this figure see Taw§rÊkh-i khamsa-yi sharqÊ 375. 63 The Bayïs is one of the major subdivisions of the Nayman tribe. 64 Ablay Khan, khan of the Middle Zhuz (1711-1780). 65 The reading of this word is unclear. 66 See note 56. 24 the dictionary /38a/ The Letter JÊm Jir§ncha Chichan67 [Jir§ncha Chichan] lived in the era of #AzÊz Janibek Kh§n68 and was very sharp and quick of answer.

Chala Kazakhs enjoyed essentially the same legal status as Kazakhs. Unlike Volga-Ural Muslims, who were generally liable for military service, the poll tax and corporal punishment, Kazakhs and Chala Kazakhs were exempt from these obligations and liabilities. However, as in the case of $q Mull§ and Qurb§n-#AlÊ himself, it was not uncommon for VolgaUral Muslims without any kinship connection to Kazakhs to obtain Chala Kazakh status; cf. Taw§rÊkh-i khamsa-yi sharqÊ, 384-391. 32 This administrative unit was called prikaz in Russian.

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