Planning for Pakistan: The Planning Committee of the All-India Muslism League 1943–46

  title={Planning for Pakistan: The Planning Committee of the All-India Muslism League 1943–46},
  author={Ian Talbot},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={875 - 889}
  • I. Talbot
  • Published 1 October 1994
  • Economics
  • Modern Asian Studies
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