A Brief History of Pakistan By James Wynbrandt

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A Brief History of Pakistan

THIS BOOK IS RECOMMENDED BY FPSC FOR COMPULSORY SUBJECT PAKISTAN AFFAIRS

This book presents the major events, people, and traditions that have shaped Pakistan.”A Brief History of Pakistan” presents a concise yet thorough account of this land whose past as a birthplace of civilization is as important to world history as is its pivotal place in contemporary geopolitics. Coverage includes the dramatic events, notable people, and special customs and traditions that have shaped this country. By illuminating the nation’s past, this book gives readers a detailed perspective of Pakistan today and enables them to intelligently consider how it might change in the future.Coverage includes: The land and its people; The Indus Valley Civilization; The Vedic Age in Pakistan; The Mogul Period; British rule; The struggle for independence; Partition; Civilian and military rule; Islamization of Pakistan; Pakistan under Pervez Musharraf; Relations with the United States, India, and Afghanistan; Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program; and, Secular/Islamic tensions.