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A history of Pakistan and its origins

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Published by Anthem Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pakistan
    • Subjects:
    • Pakistan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-315) and index.

      Statementeditor, Christophe Jaffrelot ; translated by Gillian Beaumont.
      ContributionsJaffrelot, Christophe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS384 .H55 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 326 p. :
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3700280M
      ISBN 101843310309
      LC Control Number2003266053
      OCLC/WorldCa50175821

      The earliest verse dates to the 15th century, and the golden period of Urdu poetry was the 18th–19th centuries. Urdu religious prose goes back several centuries, while secular writing flourished from the 19th century onward. Modern Urdu is the national language of .   History Books, Pakistan, History, Collection opensource. History of Pakistan Addeddate Identifier ABriefHistoryOfPakistan Identifier-ark ark://t87hw Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews.

        The nation of Pakistan is still young, but human history in the area reaches back for tens of thousands of years. In recent history, Pakistan has been inextricably linked in the world's view with the extremist movement of al Qaeda and with the Taliban, based in neighboring Pakistani government is in a delicate position, caught between various factions within the country, as Author: Kallie Szczepanski.   Buy A History of Pakistan and Its Origins by Christophe Jaffrelot from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:

      Summary- The history textbooks prescribed under the national curriculum of Pakistan begin with 8th century AD Islamic conquest of Sindh by Muhammad bin Qasim and cover the history of India thereafter including the Mughal Empire. The full series is interesting nevertheless. k views View 6 Upvoters. Ancient history Indus Valley civilization. The Indus Valley Civilization flourished from about BCE to BCE. It marked the beginning of the urban civilization on the subcontinent. It was centred on the Indus River and its tributaries, which is in present-day Pakistan.


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The book approaches Pakistan from a number of perspectives, segregated into different sections, just as Cohen's does. This strategy helps break down a very complex subject into realistic portions, as well as allow the reader to choose what angle -- e.g., foreign relations, military, political -- /5(5).

'A History of Pakistan and its Origins' is a comprehensive, detailed and fully up-to-date study of one of the most diverse, volatile and strategically significant countries in the world today. Born in turmoil barely half a century ago, Pakistan seems to be in an interminable pursuit of its own identity and at the same time finds itself a pivotal player in world politics/5.

'A History of Pakistan and its Origins' is a comprehensive, detailed and fully up-to-date study of one of the most diverse, volatile and strategically significant countries in the world today.

Written by an internationally renowned team of scholars, it covers historical, social, economic, political and religious aspects of this fascinating nation.1/5(4).

'A History of Pakistan and its Origins' is a comprehensive, detailed and fully up-to-date study of one of the most diverse, volatile and strategically significant countries in the world today. Born. Originally published in French inthis English translation of A History of Pakistan and its Origins was prepared for the English reader and released following the events of September Although Afghanistan was the focal point for the initial American reaction to the destruction of the World Trade Center in New York City and the ‘bombing’ of the Pentagon in Washington, Pakistan.

Pakistan and the power game ; Living with India: relations between Pakistan and India ; Islam and foreign policy: Central Asia and the Arab-Persian world -- pt.

III. The economy and social structures. The country and its people ; Economic development ; Between caste and tribe -- pt. A plural culture. Pakistan and the power game -- Living with India: relations between Pakistan and India -- Islam and foreign policy: Central Asia and the Arab-Persian world -- pt.

III. The economy and social structures. The country and its people -- Economic development -- Between caste and tribe -- pt. A plural culture. From Google Books: A History of Pakistan and its Origins' is a comprehensive, detailed and fully up-to-date study of one of the most diverse, volatile and strategically significant countries in the world today.

Born in turmoil barely half a century ago, Pakistan seems to be in an interminable pursuit of its own identity and at the same time. Written by an internationally renowned team of scholars, A History of Pakistan and its Origins covers historical, social, economic, political and religious aspects of this fascinating country and includes an up-to-date and in-depth analysis of recent events.

It will appeal to experts, students and general readers alike. Description: The first book to explore the modern history of Islam in South Asia The first modern state to be founded in the name of Islam, Pakistan was the largest Muslim country in the world at the time of its establishment in Today it is the second-most populous, after Indonesia.

ter its creation inand as Jaffrelot states in his introduction, attempt to bring out the "tension between unity and diversity to which Pakistan has been subject since its inception" (p.

Around the overarching theme of Pakistan as a failed state, the books thoroughly investigate not just Pakistan's origins, but also its domestic policies. 'A History of Pakistan and its Origins' is a comprehensive, detailed and fully up-to-date study of one of the most diverse, volatile and strategically significant countries in the world today.

Written by an internationally renowned team of scholars, it covers historical, social, economic, political and religious aspects of this fascinating nation.5/5(1).

Pakistan may be divided into four geographic regions—the plateau of W Pakistan, the plains of the Indus and Punjab rivers, the hills of NW Pakistan, and the mountains of N Pakistan. The plateau region of W Pakistan, which is roughly coextensive with Baluchistan prov., is an arid region with relatively wetter conditions in its northern sections.

In the first half of the 19th century, the region was appropriated by the East India Company, followed, afterby 90 years of direct British rule, and ending with the creation of Pakistan inthrough the efforts, among others, of its future national poet Allama Iqbal and its founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

A History of Pakistan and Its Origins. Download PDF even international stability”—these are some of the phrases the authors of A History of Pakistan and Its Origins have used to describe Pakistan. When one thinks of Pakistan’s history, the following topics come to mind: the Partition of ; the four wars with India; the ominous.

Although Pakistan may be a new state in an historical context, it possesses an ancient legacy and culture. This volume examines the history of Pakistan from its archaeological heritage and origins in the Islamic civilization in South Asia to its political, economic, and social characteristics since The dynamics of its volatile history have been conditioned by its chequered constitutional.

Its like a false machine trying to question the existence of this nation. Book seems to be discussing his personal perspectives and unlike its title, says relatively too less about the history and roots of the idea of Pakistan.

Read it but do not believe everything. Some books I can suggest are: 1) A History of the Idea of Pakistan by K.K. Aziz. Sherbaz Khan Mazari was about 17 or 18 years old when Pakistan was created, and he says in the book that he was very enthused by the idea of Pakistan.

He is a very deeply committed democrat and I think he is probably the most honest politician in the whole of the subcontinent. Description. This book A Brief History of Pakistan James Wynbrandt presents the major events, people, and traditions that have shaped Pakistan.”A Brief History of Pakistan” presents a concise yet thorough account of this land whose past as a birthplace of civilization is as important to world history as is its pivotal place in contemporary geopolitics.

History. People of the Awan community have a strong presence in the Pakistani Army and have two Nishan-e-Haiders and a notable martial tradition. Christophe Jaffrelot says. The Awan deserve close attention, because of their historical importance and, above all, because they settled in the west, right up to the edge of Baluchi and Pashtun territory.

Through this book the author takes the reader through an intellectual journey to discover the organic basis of Pakistan. Unlike conventional books of history which tend to follow The book synthesizes five decades of painstaking research on the land, the rise and fall of kingdoms, the city centers, and finally the ideologies that led to the /5(15).Discover the best Pakistan History in Best Sellers.

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Paperback.Pakistan: History. History. The region of Pakistan was one of the cradles of civilisation. Stone-age hunter-gatherers lived on the Potohar plateau and in the Soan Valley in northern Punjabor more years ago. Excavations on the Balochistan plateau show a more advanced culture which flourished from to BCE.

At Kot Diji in the.