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A History of Pakistan and Its Origins

EDITED BY CHRISTOPHE JAFFRELOT TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY GILLIAN BEAUMONT LONDON: ANTHEM PRESS—WIMBLEDON PUBLISHING COMPANY, 2002 326 PAGES, HARDBACK, ISBN 1-84331-030-9 Reviewed by Dr. Abdul Jabbar “Aprisoner of history which prevents it from realizing its great potential,” “still mired in the trauma of a Partition which the country itself fervently desired,” “a fruitless search for democracy,” “a case of nationalism without a nation,” a pivotal state whose fate “wo...