This short notice focuses on the development of the appanage system in seventeenth to nineteenth-century Central Asia, and on the adoption of the title of khan by Chingisid and (after 1800) non-Chingisid dynasts of the region.  The author also evokes the principalities that could maintain independence from larger entities during this period of time—e.g., the Emirates of Shahr-i Sabz and Ura-Teppa, and eastwards in Kulab, Darwaz, and the Qarategin.  The text provides a rich amount of historical dates that signal many main chronological turning points of this eventful period of time.

The Redaction
CER: I-3.4.B-279