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Published: 01 February 2022

168 Pages | 20 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198847076

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Pakistan: A Very Short Introduction

Pippa Virdee

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers Pakistan both as a young nation state, created at the end of the British Empire in South Asia, and also as a region with a 4,000 year old history and heritage
  • Discusses the roles of religion and society, state and the miliatry, in modern-day Pakistan
  • Looks to the future of Pakistan, and the challenges it faces in the twenty first century
  • Brings a focus on everyday socio-cultural aspects of people's lives in Pakistan
  • Includes a discussion of gender and diaspora within Pakistan
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions - over ten million copies sold worldwide