The Jinnah Anthology

Hardcover | June 1, 2010

EditorLiaquat H. Merchant, Sharif al Mujahid

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This book intends, primarily, to be a source of inspiration for the general reader. It aims to re-emphasize Jinnah's vision and principals relating to democracy, justice, equality, integrity, honesty, supremacy of the rule of law and rights of women and minorities, to document the Quaid'slife, his work and achievements. The collection of previously published and new articles by well-known academics, historians and analysts along with the collection of various speeches delivered by Jinnah between 1911 and 1947 make it an invaluable source of information for academics, researchers,historians, undergraduate and graduate students alike. The book is divided into fourteen sections, including essays, excerpts from books on the freedom movement, speeches, quotes, articles, personal recollections and tributes. The speeches are unavailable in any other publications and thereforeprove to be invaluable. The book has an attractive layout, and a wide variety of photographs.

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This book intends, primarily, to be a source of inspiration for the general reader. It aims to re-emphasize Jinnah's vision and principals relating to democracy, justice, equality, integrity, honesty, supremacy of the rule of law and rights of women and minorities, to document the Quaid'slife, his work and achievements. The collection ...

Liaquat H. Merchant is a lawyer by profession who qualified in Bombay (India) and has been practising law since 1964. He is a barrister from Gray's Inn and has the distinction of being one of Pakistan's reputed civil lawyers. Liaquat Merchant is the grandson of Jinnah's sister Mariambai who lived in Bombay. Mr Merchant was appointed a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:350 pages, 9.84 × 9.84 × 0.01 inPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsPrefaceIntroductionPublisher's NoteSection 1: Original Essays on Jinnah1. Stanley Wolpert: Mohammad Ali Jinnah: One of the Greatest Statesmen of the Twentieth Century2. John Kenneth Galbraith: Partition and the Birth of Pakistan3. Fouad Ajami: World of His Fathers4. Liaquat H. Merchant: Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah5. S.M. Burke: Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah: A Historian's Perspective6. Sharif al Mujahid: Jinnah: A Portrait7. Sikandar Hayat: Quaid-i-Azam's Personality and its Role and Relevance in the Achievement of Pakistan8. Kuldip Nayar: Mohammad Ali Jinnah9. M.R. Kazimi: M.A. Jinnah: The Official Biography10. Sharif al Mujahid: The Official Biography: An Evaluation11. Ayesha Jalal: Inheriting the Raj: Jinnah and the Governor-Generalship Issue12. S. Sharifuddin Pirzada: Constitutional Set-up of Pakistan as Visualised by Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah13. Liaquat H. Merchant: Jinnah-Two Perspectives: Secular or Islamic and Protector General of Minorities14. A.G. Noorani: Jinnah on Civil Liberties15. Sharif al Mujahid: Jinnah and Women's Emancipation16. Akbar S. Ahmed: Jinnah's 'Gettysburg Address'17. Muhammad Ali Siddiqui: The Two Saviours: Ataturk and Jinnah18. Shaharyar M. Khan: The Quaid and the Princely States of India19. Javid Iqbal: Reminiscences20. Liaquat H. Merchant: Jinnah as seen by Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah, Aga Khan IIISection 2: Quotes From the QuaidSection 3: Excerpts From the Speeches and Statements of the Quaid1. Mussalman Wakf Validating Bill, 17 March 19112. Moving the Report of the Select Committee on the Mussulman Wakf Validating Bill, April 19133. Jinnah's Address to the Court in the Case Bal Gangadhar Tilak vs King Emperor, 8 November 19164. On the Report of the 'Rowlatt Committee and Montagu-Chelmsford Reform Proposals', 15 April 19185. On the Criminal Law (Emergency Powers) Bill, 6 February 19196. In Opposition to the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 12 September 19297. Islam-A Code of Life, Eid Message, September 19458. Safeguarding the Rights of Minorities, 14 July 19479. The Duty of Government and the Freedom of Its Citizens, 11 August 194710. Pakistan: A Moral and Intellectual Achievement, 31 August 194711. Pakistan's Relations with India, 11 March 194812. Duty to the State, 12 April 1948: Reply to the Address Presented by the Students of the Islamia College, Peshawar13. A Democratic and Islamic Constitution for Pakistan, 26 February 1948, in a Broadcast to the People of the United States of America, Recorded in February 194814. Dangers of Provincialism, 21 March 1948, Addressing a Public Meeting in Dhaka15. Banking Practices and Islamic Ideals, 1 July 1948, at the Opening Ceremony of the State Bank of PakistanSection 4: Excerpts From Books on the Freedom Movement1. Joachim Alva, Leaders of India, Thackerland Ltd, Bombay, 19432. V.N. Naik, Mr Jinnah: A Political Study, Sadbhakti Publications, Bombay, 19473. Woodrow Wyatt, Confessions of an Optimist, Collins, London, 19854. Ajeet Jawed, Secular and Nationalist Jinnah, Kitab Publishing House, New Delhi, 19985. H.V. Hodson, The Great Divide, OUP, Karachi, 19976. Muhammaf Yusuf Buch, 'The Two Prototypes: Jinnah and Gandhi', Pakistan Past and Present, Stacey International, London, 19767. Sharif al Mujahid (ed.), In Quest of Jinnah, OUP, Karachi, 2007*T.W. Hutton, 'Mohammed Ali Jinnah'Section 5: Impressions1. Beverley Nichols2. Edgar Snow3. Lady Wavell4. Aga Khan IIISection 6: Personal Recollections1. Sarojini Naidu2. Gopal Krishna Gokhale3. Dewan Chaman Lal4. Frank Moraes5. M.A.H. Ispahani6. Begum Geti Ara Bashir Ahmad7. S.M. Yusuf8. B.R. Ambedkar9. P. Atkinson Laurence10. Yusuf Meherally11. Edwin Samuel Montagu12. D.F. Karaka13. R.G. Casey14. H.V. Hodson15. Princess Abida Sultaan16. Sahabzada Yaqub Khan17. Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah18. S. Hashim Raza19. Justice (retd.) Z.A. Channa20. Ata Rabbani21. Yusuf A. Haroon22. Syed Sharifuddin PirzadaSection 7: Tributes1. Lord Louis Mountbatten2. H.V. Hodson3. President Harry S. Truman4. George Marshall5. Lord Pethick-Lawrence6. Sir Stafford Cripps7. Sir Olaf Caroe8. Sarat Chandra Bose9. Sir Cowasji Jehangir10. Sir R.K. Shanmukhan Chetty11. Chaudri Zafarullah Khan12. Muhammad IqbalSection 8: Articles on Jinnah1. Gowher Rizvi: Quaid-i-Azam and the Demand for Partition2. Karl Reinhold Haellquist: M.A. Jinnah as the Ambassador of Hindu-Muslim Unity3. Yu.V. Gankovsky: A Soviet Perspective4. Altaf Husain: Quaid-i-Azam as I Knew Him5. Eqbal Ahmad: Jinnah, in a Class of His Own6. Hasan-Askari Rizvi: Jinnah: Leadership and Political Orientation7. Mahdi Masud: The Quaid as a Statesman8. Ardeshir Cowasjee: Bring Back Jinnah's PakistanSection 9: The Jinnah Society: Focus on Jinnah's Ideals, Principles, and VisionLiaquat H. Merchant: Section 10: The Quaid's WillSection 11: The Dawn TrustSection 12: Judgments1. Excerpt from the Judgment of Justice Abdul Kadir Sheikh of the High Court of Sind2. Excerpt from the Judgment of Justice Abdul Hayee Kureshi and Justice Abdul Razzak A. Thahim of the High Court of SindSection 13: The Quaid's Last RitesMohammed Aly Rangoonwala: Section 14: Obituary/Editorial1. From The Times (London)2. From The Hindu (Madras [Chennai] India)Section 15: The Quaid's Life: A ChronologyThe EditorsComments on the Second EditionIndex