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The State of Martial Rule: The Origins of Pakistan's Political Economy of Defence
Preface List of abbreviations Map of Pakistan Introduction 1. The demand for Pakistan, 1940-1947 2. Pakistan's share of the spoils 3. Constructing the state 4. Wielding state power: politicians,Expand
Modern South Asia History, Culture, Political Economy
1. South Asian History: An Introduction 2. Modernity and Antiquity: Interpretations of Ancient India 3. Pre-Modern Accommodations of Difference: The Making of Indo-Islamic Cultures 4. The MughalExpand
Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia: A Comparative and Historical Perspective
l. The colonial legacy in India and Pakistan 2. State formation and political processes in India and Pakistan, 1947-1971 3. The 'populist' era and its aftermath in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh,Expand
The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan
Preface Preface to the paperback edition Introduction 1. Jinnah between the wars 2. Jinnah and the League's search for survival 3. Jinnah and the Muslim-majority provinces 4. Centre and province:Expand
The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics
Established as a homeland for India s Muslims in 1947, Pakistan has had a tumultuous history that has unfolded in the vortex of dire regional and international conflicts. Beset by assassinations,Expand
Conjuring Pakistan: History as Official Imagining
Even before an anthropologist‧s tour de force underlined the power of imagination as creation in narrative constructions of the “nation,” memory, myth, and might had been triumphantly parading theExpand
The Convenience of Subservience: Women and the State of Pakistan
The relationship between women and the state in Pakistan has been both compelling and paradoxical. After nearly a decade of state-sponsored attempts at stifling women’s voices in the public arenasExpand
Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850
Self and Sovereignty surveys the role of individual Muslim men and women within India and Pakistan from 1850 through to decolonisation and the partition period. Commencing in colonial times, thisExpand
Nationalism, Democracy and Development: State and Politics in India
This book examines issues of history and political economy relevant to nationalism, democracy and development. The contributors argue that persisting material deprivation - the lack of substantiveExpand
The Pity of Partition: Manto's Life, Times, and Work across the India-Pakistan Divide
Renowned historian Ayesha Jalal discusses her new book, The Pity of Partition: Manto’s Life, Times, and Work across the India-Pakistan Divide. Jalal’s book offers the first in-depth look in EnglishExpand