A Short Sketch, Historical and Traditional, of the Musalman Races Found in Sind, Baluchistan and Afghanistan, Their Genealogical Sub-divisions and Septs, Together with an Ethnological and Ethnographical Account

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Printed at the Commissioner's Press, 1901 - Afghanistan - 104 pages
 

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Page 1 - In this connection it may not be out of place to give a short account of the abolition of slavery in Ecuador.
Page 78 - Every one considers his own tribe to be superior, and will not give away his daughter outside his own kith and kin.
Page 64 - Moumin," which means a true believer of Islam. But popularly the designation is confined only to the converts of Kutch Bhuj territory, who have now become a distinct class.
Page 65 - Khan as the representative of the prophet or the incarnation of God Himself. The Pirai consider Agha Khan merely a pir or religious head of their community, and nothing more.
Page 64 - The profession of the Meman is generally trade, but in Lower Sind I have found many Memans working as agriculturists. (S) The Khoja, The term Khoja is a corruption of "Khuwaja," which means "master

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