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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 5, p. 65.

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to the Yiunni or ancient Greek system of medicine. . . . They know
nothing whatever about anatomy, physiology, or pathology. The treat-
ment of disease is entirely empirical.' An English lady doctor, Miss
Hamilton, was attached to the Amir's court for some years prior to
1896, and another lady doctor resided there between I896 and I903.
The present Amir employs a lady doctor and a staff of qualified Indian
hospital assistants.
[Sir J. Kaye: History of the War in Afghanistan, 3 vols. (i878).-
Colonel G. B. Malleson: History of Afghanistan (x879).-H. W. Bellew:
Afghanistan (1862).-H. W. Bellew: Afghanistan and the Afghans
(I879).-H. W. Bellew: The Races of Afghanistan (Calcutta, I880).-
S. E. Wheeler: The Ameer Abdur Rahman (I895).--The ife of Anir
Abdur Rahman, Amir of Afghanistan, 2 vols.; edited by Munshi Sultan
Muhammad (I900).-Dr. J. A. Gray: AMy Residence at the Court of the
Amir (I895).-The Right Hon. George N. Curzon: The Pamirs and
the Source of the Oxus (I896).-Sir T. H. Holdich: The Indian Border-
land, 1880-1900 (I90o).-Sir G. S. Robertson: The Kafirs of the Hindu
Kush (1896).-Major A. C. Yate: England and Russia face to face
in Asia: Travels with the Afghan Boundary Commission (I887).-
Lieutenant-Colonel C. E. Yate: Northern Afghanistan, or Letters fron
the Afghan Boundary Commission (I888).-C. L. Griesbach: Field
Notes from Afghanistan, Records, Geological Survey of India, vol. xx,
Parts i and ii.-C. Masson: Narrative of Journeys in Baluchistan,
Afghanistan, and the Punjab (I842).-Captain J. Wood: A Journey to
the Source of the River Oxus (I872).-Sir H. Rawlinson: England and
Russia in the East (I875).-Lieutenant A. Burnes: Travels into
Bokhara, containing an Account of a Journey front India to Cabool,
Tartary, and Persia, 3 vols. (I835).-Sir A. Burnes: Cabool: being
a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in, that City, in the
Years 1836-8 (I842).-J. P. Ferrier: Caravan Journeys and Wanderings
in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkestan, &'c. (1856).-J. P. Ferrier: History
of the Afghans (I858).-Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone: An Account
of the Kingdom of Caubul and its Dependencies, 2 vols. (third edition,
I839).-James Darmesteter: Chants Populaires des Afghans (Paris,
I888-o9).-Angus Hamilton: Afghanistan (I906).]
Afghan-Turkistan.-The name applied of late years to the terri-
tories in the basin of the Oxus which are subject to the Amir of Afghan-
ist.n. BADAKHSHAN, with Wakhan and Kataghan, now forms a separate
province, the head-quarters of which are at MAZAR-I-SHARIF. It should
be mentioned that this country is not called Afghan-Turkistan either by
the Afghans or by the people who inhabit it, but simply 'Turkistan.'
The province, as now constituted, includes the divisions and districts
known as Haibak, Mazar-i-Sharif, Akcha, Shibarghan, Sar-i-Pul, Maimana,
Andkhui, Dara Yfsuf, Kamard, Balkh-ab, and Sangcharak.
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