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Kamran Asdar Ali, Surkh Salam: Communist Politics and Class Activism in Pakistan 1947-1972

@article{Hussain2016KamranAA,
  title={Kamran Asdar Ali, Surkh Salam: Communist Politics and Class Activism in Pakistan 1947-1972},
  author={S. Hussain},
  journal={South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal},
  year={2016}
}
  • S. Hussain
  • Published 23 November 2016
  • Political Science
  • South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal
In his “red salute” to Communism in Pakistan, Surkh Salam: Communist Politics and Class Activism in Pakistan (1947-1972), Kamran Asdar Ali traces the early history of the Communist party and its politics in the country. Ali focuses on three main sites of radical politics during the period under review: the Communist Party of Pakistan (henceforth the CPP); progressive literature, writers and their literary movements; and labor formations (of the early 1970s) in Karachi. From these three sites… 
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