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- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 25.99
Awais Reza is a shopkeeper in Lahore?s Anarkali Bazaar—the largest open market in South Asia—whose labyrinthine streets teem with shoppers, rickshaws, and cacophonous music. But Anarkali?s exuberant hubbub cannot conceal the fact that Pakistan is a country at the edge of a precipice. In recent years, the easy sociability that had once made up this... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.15
For centuries, Pakistan's North West Frontier has been seen as a lawless wilderness, which has given sanctuary to Osama Bin Laden and other fundamentalist Muslim leaders. This book on the territory for 40 years, includes first hand accounts of life and soldiering on the Frontier since the Second World War. more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 36.95
This is a story of adventure in the Hindu Kush Mountains, and of a previously untold Military and Naval Intelligence Mission along about 800 miles of the Durand Line in World War II. The American officers passed through the Tribal Areas and the princely states of the North-West Frontier Province, and into Baluchistan. It also provides an insight... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
Created in the late eighteenth century by the East India Company to manage relations with the princely rulers of the Indian States, political offers developed into a mechanism by which Britain could manage remote territories through relations with local power brokers. In this study, the role of the political officer on the Western Frontier of India... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 28.99
The relationship between America and Pakistan is based on mutual incomprehension and always has been. Pakistan—to American eyes—has gone from being a quirky irrelevance, to a stabilizing friend, to an essential military ally, to a seedbed of terror. America—to Pakistani eyes—has been a guarantee of security, a coldly distant scold, an enthusiastic... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99
T.A. Heathcotes study of the conflicts that established British rule in South Asia, and of the militarys position in the constitution of British India, is a classic work in the field. By placing these conflicts clearly in their local context, his account moves away from the Euro-centric approach of many writers on British imperial military... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
India, Pakistan and the Secret Jihad explores the history of jihadist violence in Kashmir, and argues that the violent conflict which exploded after 1990 was not a historical discontinuity, but, rather, an escalation of what was by then a five-decade old secret war. Praveen Swami addresses three key issues: the history of jihadist violence... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
The northwestern regions of Pakistan and southeastern regions of Afghanistan were once the heart of a highly developed civilization whose cultural impact was felt from China to Persia. A major center of Buddhism, its cultural attainments were highlights of ancient civilization. The author's research, accompanied by some 60 illustrations, offers... more...