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In 1987 Pakistan was widely regarded as being economically ahead of its much larger neighbour, India. Pakistan’s GDP was $390 per head compared...

Nationalist movements, by their very nature, claim to be exclusive, anchored to a specific place through shared links of blood or soil or past...

Victory over the tribesmen on the North-west frontier of British India, writes James Lunt, is still commemorated by Sikh regiments.

As a taster for our April issue, here's a map showing the expansion of the Mughal empire in the 16th century.

Jean Alphonse Bernard considers the two key provinces and how they became touchstones and then powderkegs in the nationalist aspirations of both sides.

M. Naeem Qureshi on a remnant of empire which has moved beyond being a mere repository of the Raj.

  • Muslim Christian Encounters: Perceptions And Misperceptions
    William Montgomery Watt – Routledge, 1991 - £5O hardhack, £10.99
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The ability of Jinnah to unite a series of political expediencies with the popular appeal of Islam to demand a separate state for the Muslim people, has brought him the accolade 'the founder of Pakistan'. 

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