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A Princely Affair : The Accession and Integration of the Princely States of Pakistan, 1947-1955

Author: Yaqoob Khan Bangash
Publisher: Karachi, Pakistan : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"West Pakistan, on 15 August 1947, was less than half its present size. Nearly a year of negotiations, arguments, threats, and even chance, brought nine princely states into the Pakistani fold. Thereafter followed a long and staggered process of integration. Using hitherto unused and inaccessible primary sources, this path-breaking book completes the story of the creation of Pakistan. In charting the accession and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yaqoob Khan Bangash
ISBN: 9780199066490 0199066493
OCLC Number: 914353221
Description: xx, 452 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements ; List of Images and Maps ; List of Abbreviations ; Introduction ; Chapter One: The Making ; Chapter Two: Signing the Death Warrant ; Chapter Three: Father, Son, and the Tribal State ; Chapter Four: The Raj Resurrected ; Chapter Five: A Democratic Princedom ; Chapter Six: Subjects or Citizens? ; Conclusion ; Appendices ; Glossary ; Bibliography ; Index
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