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Instant city : life and death in Karachi

Author: Steve Inskeep
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the growing metropolis of Karachi, Pakistan, including the importance of regional stability to American security interests, the terrorist bombing of a Shia religious procession, and the challenging religious, ethnic, and political divides.
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Inskeep
ISBN: 9781594203152 1594203156
OCLC Number: 707969110
Description: 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one: Jinnah road. Promenade ; Lighthouse ; National arms --
Part two: Landmarks. Jinnah's tomb ; Shrine and temple ; Groundbreaking ; Slef-service Levittown ; Casino --
Part three: New Karachi. Icon ; Emergency numbers ; Airport road ; Parks and recreation ; Premier lifestyles ; Dreamworld --
Part four: Renew Karachi. Brids.
Responsibility: Steve Inskeep.
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Analyzes the growing metropolis of Karachi, Pakistan, including the importance of regional stability to American security interests, the terrorist bombing of a Shia religious procession, and the challenging religious, ethnic, and political divides.

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