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Pakistan : a Hard Country.

Author: Anatol Lieven
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An expert's compelling portrait of the complex, volatile country now situated at the fulcrum of international concerns.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lieven, Anatol.
Pakistan : A Hard Country.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anatol Lieven
ISBN: 9781610391627 1610391624 9781610391450 1610391454
OCLC Number: 782879715
Description: 1 online resource (609 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Acronyms; PART ONE Land, People and History; I. Introduction: Understanding Pakistan; 2. The Struggle for Muslim South Asia; PART TWO Structures; 3. Justice; 4. Religion; 5. The Military; 6. Politics; PART THREE The Provinces; 7. Punjab; 8. Sindh; 9. Balochistan; 10. The Pathans; PART FOUR The Taleban; 11. The Pakistani Taleban; 12. Defeating the Taleban?; CONCLUSIONS; Afterword to the Paperback Edition; Notes; Books Consulted; Glossary; Appendix One: Chronology of Muslim South Asia; Appendix Two: Pakistani Statistics; Index; About the Author.

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"Lieven's eye for detail, command of subcontinental history, and old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting make this...an excellent primer on Pakistan."--Wall Street Journal  Read more...

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Kirkus, February 15, 2011 "Lieven breaks down his study by specific region; considers the structures of justice, religion, the military and politics in turn; and, finally, in a skillful, insightful Read more...

 
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