Era: Muhammad Riza Mirab Agahi;
The monograph is recommended for
publication by the Academic Council of the Center for Oriental Manuscripts
named after Beruni (Minutes No. 9 dated September 30, 2015).
The monograph is being published as
part of the project “The History of Central Asia in Manuscripts”, carried out
by the International Institute of Central Asian Studies and the Center for
Oriental Manuscripts named after Abu Rayhan al-Beruni at the Tashkent State
Institute of Oriental Studies. This work was carried out as part of the
fundamental grant FA-F1-GO27: Studying the written heritage of the peoples of
Central Asia: source study and textual research (based on the fund of the
Institute of Law, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan). The book
contains the scientific and critical text of Agahi’s work “Zubdat al-Tavarikh”
(Cream of Chronicles), written in the 19th century in Central Asian
Turki. The work sets out the history of the rule of Rahim Kuli Khan (1842–1846)
from the Kungrad dynasty.
The book is intended for historians,
orientalists and Turkologists, students and undergraduates of universities, as
well as for specialists interested in the history of Central Asia.