The Ideological Struggle for Pakistan [NOOK Book]

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This assessment of the struggle for Pakistan's identity, from its birth in 1947 to the present day, provides a political and cultural understanding of the role and use of Islam in its evolution. The author, a Pakistani scholar, shows how Pakistan's viability as a state depends in large part on its ability to develop a new and progressive Islamic narrative.
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The Ideological Struggle for Pakistan

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Overview

This assessment of the struggle for Pakistan's identity, from its birth in 1947 to the present day, provides a political and cultural understanding of the role and use of Islam in its evolution. The author, a Pakistani scholar, shows how Pakistan's viability as a state depends in large part on its ability to develop a new and progressive Islamic narrative.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817910860
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 4/26/2010
  • Series: Hoover Institution Press Publication
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 80
  • File size: 315 KB

Meet the Author

Ziad Haider is a Zuckerman Fellow and a MPA/JD candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Georgetown University Law Center.
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Table of Contents

ix Foreword by Fouad Ajami--2 The Idea of Pakistan--7 Fortifying a Nation--14 Ideology and Integrity--17 Islamic Socialism--20 The Islamization of Pakistan--27 Ideologically Adrift--31 Enlightened Moderation--34 Talibanization--39 Yeh Hum Hameen (This Is Not Us)--44 A New Narrative--46 Notes--51 About the Author--53 About the Hoover Institution’s Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the International Order--55 Index
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