The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan

The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan

by Ayesha Jalal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521458501

ISBN-13: 9780521458504

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In 1940 the All-India Muslim League orchestrated the demand for independent Muslim states in India. Seven years later Pakistan was created amidst a communal holocaust of unprecedented proportions. Concentrating on the All-India Muslim League and its leader, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, The Sole Spokesman assesses the role of religious communalism and provincialism in shaping…  See more details below

Overview

In 1940 the All-India Muslim League orchestrated the demand for independent Muslim states in India. Seven years later Pakistan was created amidst a communal holocaust of unprecedented proportions. Concentrating on the All-India Muslim League and its leader, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, The Sole Spokesman assesses the role of religious communalism and provincialism in shaping the movement for Pakistan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521458504
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
Cambridge South Asian Studies Series, #31
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Preface to the paperback edition; Introduction; 1. Jinnah between the wars; 2. Jinnah and the League's search for survival; 3. Jinnah and the Muslim-majority provinces; 4. Centre and province: Simla and the elections of 1945–46; 5. Jinnah's 'Pakistan' and the Cabinet Mission plan; 6. The interim government: Jinnah in retreat; 7. The end game: Mountbatten and partition.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >