Pakistan Historical Legacies, Contemporary Issues
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 By:Syed Jaffar Ahmed
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 ISBN:9789694074412
 Year:2017
 Price:Rs. 1295/=
  
Description: This volume comprises articles and essays dealing with the deep-seated political problems faced by Pakistan since independence. The post-colonial state and society of Pakistan faced crises of ideology, identity, national integration and democracy, all, in one way or the other, rooted in the pre-colonial social formation and state structure. The author has discussed in detail the connectivity between Pakistan’s past and present, thus constructing a meaningful dialogue between history and politics of the country. The volume, it is hoped, would help understand many of the problems Pakistan has faced since her birth. It may also help find solutions for the issues highlighted and discussed in detail. Written objectively and with an in-depth understanding of history and politics, the articles included in the anthology would be of interest for the scholars, researchers and students of history, politics and Pakistan Studies.  
     
 About The Author:
The author of this book, Dr Syed Jaffar Ahmed, is Professor and Director at Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi. He has a long and rich academic career. After completing his M.A. in Political Science with first class and the first position in order of merit from the University of Karachi, he was appointed Lecturer in the Pakistan Study Centre. He obtained his M. Phil (Pakistan Studies) in 1987 and was later awarded the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholarship for pursuing his Ph.D. In 1993, he received his Ph.D. from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge.
 

 

 

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