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Chitral and Kafiristan

Mohammad Afzal Khan

Chitral and Kafiristan

a personal study

by Mohammad Afzal Khan

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chitrāl District (Pakistan),
  • Kafiristan (Afghanistan)
    • Subjects:
    • Afzal Khan, Mohammad,
    • Chitrāl District (Pakistan) -- Description and travel,
    • Kafiristan (Afghanistan) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 101.

      Statementby Mohammad Afzal Khan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS392.C47 A39
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 101 p., [16] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4869160M
      LC Control Number75930327

      Finery is placed with the body, as well as vessels holding water and food. Nevertheless the cattle nose their way Chitral and Kafiristan book blunderingly, but without hurt. Music, dancing and songs of praise were acceptable to the gods, and every village grom had its dancing platform and dancing house grom mafurnished with a simple altar. She found herself spending more and more time in Islamabad talking to diplomats and Pakistani officials, and getting more involved with environmental threats to the Kalash, like uncontrolled tourism and deforestation. Our exact knowledge of the Waigulis is scanty. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.

      In earlythe Republic of Afghanistan government recognized the de facto autonomy of Nuristan and created a new province of Chitral and Kafiristan book name from districts of Kunar Province and Lamghan Province. Wheat is their staple food, and with the juice of the grape they make a kind of bread, which is eaten toasted, and is not then unlike a Christmas plum-pudding. To this music, more particularly to the beating of the drums, good time is kept. There is also a reference to Chinese emperor Taizong being presented with an excellent breed of horses in AD by an envoy from Chi-pin Kapisa. Many kinds of fruit trees—walnuts, mulberries, apricots and apples—grow near the villages or by the wayside, as well as splendid horse-chestnuts and other shade trees.

      Almost due north of our crossing, and distant eight miles, lay the village of Kotigram. Here, it is said that a woman goes out in public twice in her life: once to leave her father's house for her husband's, the next time to be buried. The girls want easy money and so they become prostitutes. Some villages on mounds are defended at the base by a circular wall strengthened with an entanglement of branches. Now, however, he says things have changed.


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Chitral and Kafiristan by Mohammad Afzal Khan Download PDF Ebook

From Mirga to the Lowarai Kotal elevation 10, feet the route lay over snow. A powerful Asiatic ruler has the means of ensuring a silence which is absolute, and nothing is ever known from Kabul except what the amir wishes to be known.

The study also showed the Kalash to be a separated group, with having no membership within European populations. Marriage is merely the purchase of a wife through intermediaries, accompanied by feasting.

I should here add that my companions had in the meanwhile received letters from the neighbourhood of Asmar, advising them not to Chitral and Kafiristan book a visit to Arnawai just then, Chitral and Kafiristan book the rumours concerning us were not very favourable; so, rather than remain where we were, I suggested visiting Chitral.

The mountain ranges of Metamorphic rock, which separate the main drainage valleys, are all of considerable altitude, rugged and difficult, with the outline of a choppy sea petrified.

Once densely wooded with holly oak, pine, and Himalaya cedar the latter providing excellent wood for constructionthe current, large-scale logging by the people and, even more so by Pakistani timber merchants who bribe locally influential men to get what they want, seriously threatens the livelihood of Nuristan.

The Jach j. The title "Shah Kator" was assumed by Chitral 's ruler Mohtaram Shah who assumed it upon being impressed by the majesty of the erstwhile pagan rulers of Chitral. Other road projects were started aimed at improving the primitive road from Kamdesh to Barg-i Mataland from Nangalam in Kunar province to the provincial center at Parun.

However, there are instances of disputes among inhabitants, some of which continue for decades. A year later, she returned to the valleys and managed to secure a permit to stay for a month. Some of the Kalash that Lines trained to be guides ended up as criminals or exploiting their own people.

Lines says the mansion is a monument to his egotism. A Swatie is easily recognised by the sallow appearance he presents--a striking contrast to his nearest neighbours. The Kafirs also pay them a certain amount of respect, and will not knowingly attack them, owing to an epidemic of cholera which once broke out amongst them immediately after they had returned from murdering a party of Kaka Khels, and which they superstitiously attributed to their influence.

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Their country is picturesque, densely wooded, and wild in the extreme; the men of fine appearance, with sharp Aryan features and keen, penetrating eyes; blue eyes are not common but do occur, but brown eyes and light hair, even to a golden hue, in Chitral and Kafiristan book are not at all uncommon.

Sexual morality is low. Discovered Chitral and Kafiristan book and published in see Edelbergthey attracted much attention not only because of their cultural sophistication, but also by their resemblance to goblets depicted in Central Asian wall paintings of the 5th to 8th centuries C.

The last Siah-Posh tribe is the Kashtan or Kashtoz, who in were all located in one greatly overcrowded village, their outlying settlement having been plundered by the Afghan tribes of the Kunar valley. Donkeys and overloaded jeeps carry heavy loads of sweet smelling cedar and deodar out of the valleys every night.Get this from a library!

An annotated bibliography of Nuristan (Kafiristan) and the Kalash Kafirs of Chitral. [Schuyler Jones]. Jul 15,  · Girls and boys from the Kalash tribe during the Joshi spring festival on 15 May in the remote Chitral village of Rumbur in northwestern Pakistan.

a popular book called Hobson Author: Mallika Nawal. CHITRAL,THE STORY OF A MINOR SIEGE.

1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Kafiristan

by magicechomusic.com GEORGE S. and a great Chitral the Story of Minor Siege by Robertson George S. You Searched For: Author after his travels in Kafiristan, Surgeon Major Robertson was assigned to the then-independent State of Chitral once again, this time as a political agent.

In he brought a force.CPPL is a registered company with SECP and offering Printing and Publishing services beside selling of Books Online.Jun 11,  · Bumburet is a very download pdf, ancient valley located in Chitral aka Kafiristan.

Kafiristan

It's full of scenic beauty from both people and nature. It can be visited in Summers and Spring via local transport, because roads are very wavy and there could be very unforeseen situations due to weather, so I don't suggest people to go on their own cars until they are really good at driving and know their car 5/5(23).This book was written after the Azar fled the wrath of Ebook ruler Amir Abdul Rahman in the s; the ameer had unleashed a series of targeted brutality on the people of Kafiristan.

The Author: Zubair Torwali.