72. Key Figures in Pakistani History with Dr. Ayesha Jalal

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Monday, June 6, 2016



Episode Summary

Dr. Ayesha Jalal joins Adam Camac to discuss the role of Islam in the Pakistani government, Pakistan’s relations with India and the US, and key political figures in Pakistani history.

About the Guest

Dr. Jalal is the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University. She is the author of several books on Pakistani history, including The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics, The Pity of Partition: Manto’s Life, Times, and Work Across the India-Pakistan Divide, and The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League, and the Demand for Pakistan.

Biographical information is from tufts.edu.

Books Mentioned
1. The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics by Ayesha Jalal
2. The Pity of Partition: Manto’s Life, Times, and Work Across the India-Pakistan Divide by Ayesha Jalal
3. The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League, and the Demand for Pakistan by Ayesha Jalal

Previous Appearance
57. The Founding of Pakistan and the Partition of India with Dr. Ayesha Jalal (Monday, May 16, 2016)

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