Pakistan: A Global Studies Handbook

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ABC-CLIO, 2007 - Social Science - 382 pages

Pakistan occupies a position of geopolitical and strategic importance for the United States. This book explains why, and reveals the reality of this little-studied country. Although Pakistan became a country only in 1947, its people and culture have a rich history. It is a Muslim state, a nuclear power, and a politically troubled land.

Pakistan stretches from the heights of the Hindu Kush to the lowlands of the Indus delta. Its people and culture are as varied as its landscape. This scholarly yet accessible work treats the full range of modern Pakistan. Its thorough examination of the country's problems--along with its strengths--makes this an ideal resource for high school or college course work, and an indispensable addition to library collections.

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Would like to review this book as: "Summarized, facts & figures, comparative, insiders's view" book regarding Pakistan.
Ideal for who want to know "What is Pakistan".

Contents

Geography and History of Pakistan
3
History
33
The Arrival of Islam in India
39
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Yasmeen Niaz Mohiuddin, Ph.D., is the Ralph Owen Distinguished Professor of Economics and director of the Study Abroad Programs to China and South Asia at the University of the South, Sewanee, TN.

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