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Author Lieven, Anatol

Title Pakistan : a hard country / Anatol Lieven

Publ Info New York : PublicAffairs, 2011
Edition First edition
 Bryant Main Stacks  DS389 .L54 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DS389 .L54 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 558 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 496-505) and index
Contents Introduction : understanding Pakistan -- The struggle for Muslim South Asia -- Justice -- Religion -- The military -- Politics -- Punjab -- Sindh -- Balochistan -- The Pathans -- The Pakistani Taleban -- Defeating the Taleban?
Note In this profound and sophisticated analysis of Pakistan's history and its social, religious and political structures, Lieven argues strongly against U.S. actions that would risk destroying that state in the illusory search for victory in Afghanistan
LC subject Pakistan -- Politics and government -- 1988-
Pakistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Pakistan -- History
ISBN 9781610390217 (hardcover)
1610390210 (hardcover)