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Published: 28 July 2015

244 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199402588

Bookseller Code (06)



A Study of Personal Names, Identity, and Power in Pakistan

Tariq Rahman

This manuscript is the first scholarly study of personal names in Pakistan. The book is based on an analysis of names from all over Pakistan both from the early years and from the contemporary period. It describes beliefs about names, onomastic practices, and changes in names during the last sixty years.


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