Pakistan: Fifty Years Of Nationhood, Third Edition by Shahid Javed BurkiPakistan: Fifty Years Of Nationhood, Third Edition by Shahid Javed Burki

Pakistan: Fifty Years Of Nationhood, Third Edition

byShahid Javed Burki, The World Bank

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Although it achieved independence in 1947, Pakistan still has not succeeded in integrating its diverse peoples into a nation—as its short yet turbulent history vividly demonstrates. The nation's search for stability is traced in this revised and updated introduction to Pakistan's political, economic, and social development. New chapters detail political developments since 1991, including the elections of 1993 and 1996. Economic changes, including the financial crisis that led to the fall of Benazir Bhutto's government in 1996, are given particular attention. Also included is an extensive analysis of the nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan, an issue of global concern.
Shahid Javed Burki was educated at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and at Harvard University as a Mason Fellow. Burki's career at the World Bank began in 1974 with appointment as senior economist of the Policy Planning and Program Review Department. In 1982 he was appointed director of the International Relations Department, and ...
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Title:Pakistan: Fifty Years Of Nationhood, Third EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.62 inPublisher:Avalon Publishing

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ISBN - 10:081333621X

ISBN - 13:9780813336213

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