The Sole Spokesman
Jinnah, the Muslim League and the Demand for Pakistan
By (author) Ayesha Jalal
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Sole Spokesman by Ayesha Jalal
Book DescriptionIn 1940 the All-India Muslim League orchestrated the demand for independent Muslim states in India. Seven years later Pakistan was created amidst a communal holocaust of unprecedented proportions. Concentrating on the All-India Muslim League and its leader, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, The Sole Spokesman assesses the role of religious communalism and provincialism in shaping the movement for Pakistan.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521458504
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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