Jinnah and the Pakistan Demand

  title={Jinnah and the Pakistan Demand},
  author={Robin James Moore},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={529 - 561}
  • R. Moore
  • Published 1 October 1983
  • Political Science
  • Modern Asian Studies
In an age sceptical of the historic role of great men there is universal agreement that Mahomed Ali Jinnah was central to the Muslim League's emergence after 1937 as the voice of a Muslim nation; to its articulation in March 1940 of the Pakistan demand for separate statehood for the Muslim majority provinces of north-western and eastern India; and to its achievement in August 1947 of the separate but truncated state of Pakistan by the Partition of India. Subcontinental judgements of Jinnah are… 
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