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MFN No 6601

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Book Title Making sense of Pakistan
Author Shaikh, Farzana;
Subject World history
Descriptors National characteristics, Pakistani; Pakistan--Civilization; Pakistan--Foreign relations; Islam and state;
Call No DS379.S445
Description International Relations.History.Religion.Pakistan's transformation from a country once projected as a model of Muslim enlightenment to a state now threatened by an Islamist takeover dominates the headlines. Many account for the change by pointing to Pakistan's controversial partnership with the United States since 9/11; others see it as a consequence of Pakistan's long history of authoritarian rule, which has marginalised liberal opinion and left the field open for inroads by the religious right. Farzana Shaikh argues that while external influences and domestic politics have unquestionably shaped the direction of change, the country's social and political decline is rooted primarily in uncertainty about the meaning of Pakistan and the significance of Ø?Æing Pakistani'.Pakistan. - Source: Library Thing
Volume 0
Imprint Foundation Books, 2009
ISBN 978-1-85065-964-8
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 3
Issued 0
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