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The sole spokesman : Jinnah, the Muslim League, and the demand for Pakistan

Author: Ayesha Jalal
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Series: Cambridge South Asian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In 1940 the All-India Muslim League orchestrated the demand for independent Muslim states in India. Seven years later Pakistan was created amidst a communal holocaust of unprecedented proportions. Concentrating on the All-India Muslim League and its leader, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, The Sole Spokesman assesses the role of religious communalism and provincialism in shaping the movement for Pakistan. This is the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mahomed Ali Jinnah; Mahomed Ali Jinnah
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ayesha Jalal
ISBN: 0521458501 9780521458504
OCLC Number: 38090487
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Cambridge, 1982.
Description: xix, 310 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Preface to the paperback edition --
Introduction --
Jinnah between the wars --
Jinnah and the League's search for survival --
Jinnah and the Muslim-majority provinces --
Centre and province: Simla and the elections of 1945-46 --
Jinnah's 'Pakistan' and the Cabinet Mission plan --
The interim government: Jinnah in retreat --
The end game: Mountbatten and partition --
Glossary.
Series Title: Cambridge South Asian studies.
Responsibility: Ayesha Jalal.
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