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On Wings of Diesel: Trucks, Identity and Culture in Pakistan
On Wings of Diesel: Trucks, Identity and Culture in Pakistan
by Jamal Elias
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Illustrated with beautiful colour photos throughout, On Wings of Diesel takes us on a journey through the fascinating world of Pakistani truck decoration. Ornately adorned and considered as “moving art”, these trucks—veritable roving... (read more)

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Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding
Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding
by Husain Haqqani
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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... (read more)

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Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself
Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself
by Pamela Constable
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Advance praise for Playing with Fire   “Pamela Constable, one of the world’s leading reporters on South Asia, has distilled her many years of reporting on Pakistan and turned them into an accessible and well-written account that... (read more)

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
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The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban’s backyard Anyone who despairs of the individual’s power to change lives has to read the story of... (read more)

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The Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
The Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
by Imtiaz Gul
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"To understand the mess we're getting into in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas, there's no better book out there." -Robert Baer, bestselling author of See No Evil The tribal region bordering Afghanistan, known as FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Area),... (read more)

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The Scorpion's Tail: The Relentless Rise of Islamic Militants in Pakistan-And How It Threatens America
The Scorpion's Tail: The Relentless Rise of Islamic Militants in Pakistan-And How It Threatens America
by Zahid Hussain
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The war in Afghanistan has raged on longer than any war in U.S. history, and far from suppressing the insurgency being waged by radical Islamic militants, it has led to stronger alli­ances among al Qaeda, the Taliban, and a host of once-autonomous... (read more)

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Alive and Well in Pakistan
Alive and Well in Pakistan
by Ethan Casey
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Drawing on observations from the streets and university classrooms and from personal interviews with lawyers, journalists, politicians, and military personnel, this riveting investigation examines the most compelling aspects of Pakistan's culture and... (read more)

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Meatless Days
Meatless Days
by Sara Suleri
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In this finely wrought memoir of life in postcolonial Pakistan, Suleri intertwines the violent history of Pakistan's independence with her own most intimate memories—of her Welsh mother; of her Pakistani father, prominent political journalist Z.... (read more)

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Daughter of Destiny: An Autobiography
Daughter of Destiny: An Autobiography
by Benazir Bhutto
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Daughter of Destiny, the autobiography of Benazir Bhutto, is a historical document of uncommon passion and courage, the dramatic story of a brilliant, beautiful woman whose life was, up to her tragic assassination in 2007, inexorably tied to her nation's... (read more)

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Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan
by Greg Mortenson and Mike Bryan
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If you're feeling crushed by the grim news reports of our ongoing, never-ending overseas warfare, replenish your spirit with Stones into Schools. This remarkable book from the author of Three Cups of Tea will pull you out of your seat and send you into... (read more)

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Pakistan: The Eye of the Storm
Pakistan: The Eye of the Storm
by Owen Bennett Jones
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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... (read more)

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Pakistan: Deep Inside the World's Most Frightening State
Pakistan: Deep Inside the World's Most Frightening State
by Mary Anne Weaver
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No nation is more critical to U.S. foreign policy than nuclear-armed Pakistan. Wedged between India and Afghanistan, it is the second largest country in the Islamic world. But with militant Islamists now expanding their control over some of the country's... (read more)

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Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan
Pakistan: In the Shadow of Jihad and Afghanistan
by Mary Anne Weaver
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No nation is more critical to U.S. foreign policy than nuclear-armed Pakistan. Wedged between India and Afghanistan, it is the second largest country in the Islamic world. But with militant Islamists now expanding their control over some of the countrys... (read more)

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Secularizing Islamists?: Jama'at-e-Islami and Jama'at-ud-Da'wa in Urban Pakistan (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
Secularizing Islamists?: Jama'at-e-Islami and Jama'at-ud-Da'wa in Urban Pakistan (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
by Humeira Iqtidar
Publisher Comments
Secularizing Islamists? provides an in-depth analysis of two Islamist parties in Pakistan, the highly influential Jama‘at-e-Islami and the more militant Jama‘at-ud-Da‘wa, widely blamed for the November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai... (read more)

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Pakistan's Drift Into Extremism: Allah, the Army, and America's War on Terror
Pakistan's Drift Into Extremism: Allah, the Army, and America's War on Terror
by Hassan Abbas
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"Nuclear, unstable, fundamentalist, Islamic-these adjectives are often used in frightening combination when the media turns to the topic of modern-day Pakistan, a critical but volatile ally in the fight to eradicate al Qaeda. With the sensibilities of... (read more)

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The Dancing Girls of Lahore: Selling Love and Saving Dreams in Pakistan's Pleasure District (P.S.)
The Dancing Girls of Lahore: Selling Love and Saving Dreams in Pakistan's Pleasure District (P.S.)
by Louise Brown
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The dancing girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond Market in the shadow of a great mosque. The twenty-first century goes on outside the walls of this ancient quarter but scarcely registers within. Though their trade can be described with accuracy as... (read more)

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Pakistan: Eye of the Storm
Pakistan: Eye of the Storm
by Owen Bennett Jones
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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... (read more)

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My Life's Journey: The Early Years 1966-1988
My Life's Journey: The Early Years 1966-1988
by Altaf Husaain
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Based on a long interview of Altaf Husain, the present day Chief of the now Muttahida Qaumi Movement (previously Mohajir Qaumi Movement), this book is an account of the protagonist's life and political career up to the year 1988. It provides illuminating... (read more)

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The United States and Pakistan, 1947-2000: Disenchanted Allies (Adst-Dacor Diplomats and Diplomacy Series)
The United States and Pakistan, 1947-2000: Disenchanted Allies (Adst-Dacor Diplomats and Diplomacy Series)
by Dennis Kux
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U.S.-Pakistan relations have been extraordinarily volatile, largely a function of the twists and turns of the Cold War. An intimate partnership prevailed in the Eisenhower, Nixon, and Reagan years, and friction during the Kennedy, Johnson, and Carter... (read more)

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To Live or to Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan
To Live or to Perish Forever: Two Tumultuous Years in Pakistan
by Nicholas Schmidle
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“A fascinating account of [Schmidles] years in Pakistan . . . The story of two Pakistans the author discovered: one beautiful and friendly, the other frightening and deadly.”—Booklist Nicholas Schmidle beat the Pakistani army into... (read more)

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