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The Resource Tinderbox : the past and future of Pakistan, M.J. Akbar

Tinderbox : the past and future of Pakistan, M.J. Akbar

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Tinderbox : the past and future of Pakistan
Title
Tinderbox
Title remainder
the past and future of Pakistan
Statement of responsibility
M.J. Akbar
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
ASIAN / MIDDLE EASTERN HISTORY. Indians and Pakistanis are the same people: why then have their nations moved on such different trajectories since freedom in 1947? The idea of India is stronger than the Indian, and the idea of Pakistan has proved weaker than the Pakistani. Pakistan was not born across a breakfast table. It was the culmination of a search for what might be called 'Muslim space' that began during the decline of the Mughal Empire, by a north Indian elite driven by fear of the future and pride in the past. Mohammad Ali Jinnah, master of the endgame, wanted, in essence, a secular nation with a Muslim majority, just as India was a secular nation with a Hindu majority. The father of Pakistan did not realise there was another claimant to the nation he had delivered, Maulana Maududi, founder of the Jamaat-e-Islami, and the godfather of Pakistan. In Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan, M.J
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Akbar, M. J
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Pakistan
Label
Tinderbox : the past and future of Pakistan, M.J. Akbar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [336]-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3028286x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 376 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780732294687
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3028286x
  • (Sirsi) 3028286x
Label
Tinderbox : the past and future of Pakistan, M.J. Akbar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [336]-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3028286x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 376 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780732294687
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3028286x
  • (Sirsi) 3028286x

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