Pakistan Eye of the Storm, 3rd edition

Pakistan
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9780300154757
  • Druk: 3
  • september 2009
  • 408 pagina's
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A fascinating look at Pakistan's past, an inside account of its recent history, and a knowledgeable assessment of its future options This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Bennett Jones' market-leading account of this critical modern state includes fresh material on the Taliban insurgency, the Musharraf years, the return and subsequent assassination of Benazir Bhutto, and the unlikely election as president of Asif Ali Zardari. Praise for the first edition The world has a stake in what happens in Pakistan. How great a stake, this book makes compellingly clear. -Robert M. Hathaway, Wilson Quarterly [A] lucid and sobering examination. . . . Owen Bennett Jones has delivered a well-crafted, clear, balanced and often quite lively account that should be immensely useful. -Thomas W. Lippman, Washington Post Book World Owen Bennett Jones was BBC correspondent in Pakistan and is now correspondent in Asia for the BBC World Service. He has written for the Guardian, the Financial Times, the Independent, the London Review of Books, and Prospect magazine.

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[A] lucid and sobering examination. . . . Owen Bennett Jones has delivered a well-crafted, clear, balanced and often quite lively account that should be immensely useful to Americans who want to understand this difficult ally. -Thomas W. Lippman, Washington Post Book World -- Thomas W. Lippman * Washington Post Book World * Comprehensive. . . . The product of impressive expertise. -Robert D. Kaplan, New York Times Book Review -- Robert D. Kaplan * New York Times Book Review * . . . . Jones masterfully explores the historical, institutional, ideological and class forces that have created the fine mess that is today's Pakistan. -- Emran Qureshi * Globe and Mail (Toronto) *

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Druk
3
Verschijningsdatum
2009-09-11
Afmetingen
19,7 x 13,2 x 3,2 cm
Aantal pagina's
408 pagina's
Illustraties
Met illustraties

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Auteur
Owen Bennett Jones
Uitgever
Yale University Press

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9780300154757

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Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
2009-09-11
Subtitel
Eye of the Storm, 3rd edition
Thema Qualifier Code
3MPQ
Thema Subject Code
NHF

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