The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan

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This book tells the story of Pakistan through the lens of the Cold War, and more recently the War on Terror, to shed light on the domestic and international processes behind the global rise of militant Islam. Unlike existing scholarship on nationalism, Islam and the state in Pakistan, which tends to privilege events in a narrowly defined `political' realm, Saadia Toor highlights the significance of cultural politics in Pakistan from its origins to the contemporary period. This extra dimension allows Toor to explain how the ...

The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan 2011, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745329901

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The State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan 2011, Pluto Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780745329918

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