PAKISTAN IN A NUTSHELL
List Price: $7.95
Published: September, 2004
Size: 5 1/2 " x 8 1/2 "
Table of Contents
Mahatma Gandhi was orchestrating India’s independence
from Britain, Pakistan’s founder, Mohammed Ali Jinnah,
was negotiating a separate settlement to accommodate
India’s Muslim population in the eastern and western
corners of the subcontinent. From his efforts the new
Islamic nation of P.A.K.I.S.T.A.N (Punjab, Afghania,
Iran, Sindh, Tukharistan, Afghanistan,
BalochistaN) emerged in 1947.
64-page booklet outlines Pakistan’s history from the
Aryan invasion in 1700 BC (introducing the Vedic
religion and Sanskrit language) to Musharraf’s ban on
extremist Muslim groups in 2002 (also referenced in a
two-page timeline of historical events).
chapters include: political biographies; the separation
of Bangladesh; background information about the Kashmir
crisis; foreign relations; religion; nuclear weapons;
political parties and Muslim extremism.