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The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan

The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan

Author: Saadia Toor
Publisher: Pluto Press.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Studies Pakistan through the lens of the Cold War and the War on Terror


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Saadia Toor
ISBN: 9781783711758 1783711752 9780745329918 0745329918
OCLC Number: 1076627805
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments1. Introduction2. Consolidating the Nation-State: East Bengal and the Politics of National Culture3. Post-Partition Literary Politics: The Progressives versus the Nationalists4. Ayub Khan's "Decade of Development" and its Cultural Vicissitudes5. From Bhutto's Authoritarian Populism to Zia's Military Theocracy6. The Long Shadow of Zia: Women, Minorities and the Nation-StateEpilogue: The Neo-liberal Security StateNotesReferencesIndex


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'A deeply informed study of Pakistan's unfinished journey, marked by the historical suppression of its vibrant Left. Read it, argue over it, and be part of the journey to renew Pakistan' -- Vijay Read more...

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