A history of the peoples of Pakistan: towards independence
This work recounts the history of the Pakistan area from the perspective of present day Pakistan. Jane Hussain positions the Land of the Indus centrally, emphasizing its importance to developing civilizations which spread throughout the subcontinent. She also reveals the Pakistan area as an integral part of the Muslim world which transmitted the Islamic faith and Muslim culture to much of southeast Asia.
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