Originally published in 1980. Pakistan is worthy of our concern. Noble intentions breathed life into the Pakistan dream, but the country has been stalked by tragedy from its inception. This volume was conceived to serve a variety of reader categories and it should meet the needs of teachers and students engaged in the study of Pakistan; it is hop
Table of Contents
Preface -- Foreword -- The Muslim Legacy in South Asia -- Nationalism, Ideology, and the Islamic State -- The Creators and Early Managers of Pakistan -- The Civil and Armed Bureaucrats -- Political Movements and Political Parties -- The Submerged Nations: the Politics of Ethnicity and Tribalism -- Incipient Constitutionalism -- The Myth of Nation-Building -- The Foreign Policy Dimension -- The Future of Pakistan
Lawrence Ziring is Arnold E. Schneider Professor of Political Science at West Michigan University, USA. He is the author of Pakistan in the Twentieth Century: A Political History (OUP, 2000), along with numerous other titles, and nearly one hundred articles or papers. He has lectured around the world and advised on strategic and defence issues for a wide range of institutions in the US and elsewhere.