Pakistan: a new history

Talbot, Ian (2012) Pakistan: a new history, London, United Kingdom, Hurst, 224pp.


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The study centres on Pakistan's many failures- the collapse of stable governance, the drop in positive political and economic development and argues that they were not pre-ordained. Such a fatalistic reading does not respect the complexity of historical events, individual actors and the state's rich resources. Such an awareness makes it clear that favourable opportunities remain for Pakistan, in which the state has a chance to reclaim its priorities and institutions and re-establish political and economic sustainablity.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9781849042031 (hardback)
1849042039 (hardback)
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Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CD Diplomatics. Archives. Seals
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions : Faculty of Humanities
ePrint ID: 337281
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
1 October 2012Published
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2012 09:05
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:26

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