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A brief history of Pakistan

Author: James Wynbrandt
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, 2008.
Series: Brief history
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the course of a few years, Pakistan assumed strategic importance on the world stage, acting as both a linchpin in the global war on terrorism and a 'swing' state in the ideological conflict  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Wynbrandt
ISBN: 9780816061846 081606184X 9780816061853 0816061858
OCLC Number: 212410181
Description: xii, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The land and its early history --
Inroads of armies and ideas (500 B.C.E.-700 C.E.) --
The coming of Islam (711-1526) --
The Mughal Period (1526-1748) --
British inroads (1748-1858) --
The Raj Era (1858-1909) --
The road to independence (1909-1947) --
The challenges of independence (1947- 1958) --
A sate of transition (1958-1971) --
Between East and West (1971-1987) --
Search for stability (1987-1999) --
A place on the world stage.
Series Title: Brief history
Responsibility: James Wynbrandt ; foreword by Fawaz A. Gerges.
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