Pakistan: A Hard Country

Pakistan: A Hard Country

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by Anatol Lieven
     
 


“Lieven’s eye for detail, command of subcontinental history, and old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting make this…an excellent primer on Pakistan.”—Wall Street JournalSee more details below

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“Lieven’s eye for detail, command of subcontinental history, and old-fashioned shoe-leather reporting make this…an excellent primer on Pakistan.”—Wall Street Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610391450
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
730,515
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author


Anatol Lieven is professor in the War Studies Department of King’s College, London, and a senior fellow of the New America Foundation in Washington D.C. His books include Chechnya: Tombstone of Russian Power?; America Right or Wrong: An Anatomy of American Nationalism; and, with John Hulsman, Ethical Realism.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgements xi

List of Acronyms xiv

Part 1 Land, People and History

1 Introduction: Understanding Pakistan 3

2 The Struggle for Muslim South Asia 41

Part 2 Structures

3 Justice 83

4 Religion 124

5 The Military 161

6 Politics 204

Part 3 The Provinces

7 Punjab 259

8 Sindh 302

9 Balochistan 339

10 The Pathans 371

Part 4 The Taleban

11 The Pakistani Taleban 405

12 Defeating the Taleban? 442

Conclusions 477

Notes 483

Books Consulted 496

Glossary 506

Appendrx 1 Chronology of Muslim South Asia 509

Appendix 2 Pakistani Statistics 518

Index 521

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