A Political History of Pakistan, 1947-2007 by V. Y. BelokrenitskyA Political History of Pakistan, 1947-2007 by V. Y. Belokrenitsky

A Political History of Pakistan, 1947-2007

byV. Y. Belokrenitsky, V. N. Moskalenko

Hardcover | February 15, 2013

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This book describes the political history of Pakistan from the time of Partition to the Musharraf government. In considerable detail, the authors have described the main features and predominant trends. The aims and achievements of the successive governments are analyzed with particularattention to the interplay of socio-economic forces and interests. The country's foreign policy is examined in the context of the regional and global situation with special regard to the relations between Pakistan and the USSR/Russia.This is a serious, scholarly narrative regarding the life of the nation. The seven chapters of the book correspond to a specific historical period. The first chapter deals with the struggle for the creation of the new state and the forces driving its emergence. The second chapter analyzes theformative years up to the military coup of 1958, while the third chapter describes in detail the internal and foreign policy of the Ayub Khan administration. In the fourth chapter, the authors single out specific features of the Z.A. Bhutto administration (1971-1977), and in the fifth chapter, theydeal with the decade-long rule of General Ziaul Haq. The sixth chapter relates to the study of the 1988-1999 democratic interregnum. The last chapter details the policies during General Pervez Musharraf's rule of the country.
Vyacheslav Yakovlevich Belokrenitsky is a scholar whose main fields of interest have included the economic and political history of Pakistan, international relations in South and Central Asia, and the demography of the Muslim world. He holds a Ph.D. from the prestigious Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (formerly, USSR Academy of Sc...
Title:A Political History of Pakistan, 1947-2007Format:HardcoverDimensions:520 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:February 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019906380X

ISBN - 13:9780199063802


Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsGlossaryIntroduction1. Historical Background to the Creation of Pakistan and Emergence of the State2. State Building: First Parliamentary Experience (1947-1958)3. Generals in Power (1958-1971)4. Civil Administration of Z.A. Bhutto (1971-1977)5. The Military-Bureaucratic Regime of General Ziaul Haq (1977-1988)6. The Period of Parliamentary Democracy (1988-1999)7. General Pervez Musharraf's GovernmentConclusionChronologyBibliographyIndex