The Struggle for Pakistan
Harvard University Press, 2014 M09 16 - 447 pages
In a probing biography of her native land, Ayesha Jalal provides a unique insider’s assessment of how the nuclear-armed Muslim nation of Pakistan evolved into a country besieged by military domination and militant religious extremism, and explains why its dilemmas weigh so heavily on prospects for peace in the region.
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THE STRUGGLE FOR PAKISTAN: A Muslim Homeland and Global PoliticsUser Review - Kirkus
A scholarly, depressing portrait of a country whose allegiance to Islam has not been able to hold it together nor prevent its being convulsed by cycles of violence.Pakistani-American historian Jalal ... Read full review
Chapter 2 Truncated State Divided Nation
Chapter 3 A Sprawling Military Barrack
Chapter 4 Pitfalls of Martial Rule
Chapter 5 Toward the Watershed of 1971
Chapter 6 The Rise and Fall of Populism
Chapter 7 Martial Rule in Islamic Garb
Chapter 8 Democracy Restored?
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