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A history of the Pakistan army : wars and insurrections

Author: Brian Cloughley
Publisher: Karachi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This is an in-depth study of the Pakistan Army. The scope of this book is wide because field marshals and generals ruled the country for many years. The author describes Pakistan's violent internal politics and erratic international relations in the context of military involvement, with the deep knowledge gained through long association with the country and its armed forces." "This new edition of the book contains  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cloughley
ISBN: 0195793749 9780195793741
OCLC Number: 45845290
Notes: "With a new chapter on the Kargil issue."
Description: xiii, 435 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Brian Cloughley.
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This account of the Pakistan army describes its evolution, its brutal suppression of the former East Wing (now Bangladesh), the events leading to the overthrow of Prime Minister Bhutto in 1977, and  Read more...

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