Since the publication of her first book, The Sole Spokesman, in , Ayesha Jalal has been Pakistan’s leading historian. Educated at. The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, Muslim League And Demand For Pakistan ( Cambridge South Asian Studies) Cambridge Studies By Ayesha Jalal Online. Thomas R. Metcalf; ayesha jalal. The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League, and the Demand for Pakistan. (Cambridge South Asian.

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Rizwan Apr 12, The pity of partition is that human beings are still slaves to bigotry. This is the problem.

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Paperbackpages. This book is not easy to read. Uday Kulkarni Apr 13, Lahore kalal, PunjabPakistan. In a sense, it is still an incomplete story. I have been moving in that direction for a long time.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. People are also more comfortable with the notion of a fixed identity, but the problem with me is that I did not fit [into a ayesh category]. Abul A’la Maududi [the thee of Jamaat-e— Islami] had to take back his views on jihad in when the war in Kashmir started and the Pakistani state put pressure on him to declare that war as jihad.


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Jinnah was far superior thinker above jalsl of his peers Indians and the British. We haven’t really begun to understand that. When I started teaching at the Fletcher School inall the books on Islam in the library there denoted a real thirst to know, a genuine curiosity.

In essence, Pakistan inception is not only meant for Muslims but it’s for all. Jinnahs Pakistan and the Cabinet Mission plan. Our so called academics make statements based on who is paying Precisely because they have made a mess of our lives.

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They were with Gandhi during the Khilafat Movement, but then they just could not get along with him because of how Gandhi changed his position on the Khilafat Movement, under pressure from the Hindu right wing. Feb 20, Tahir Ashraf rated jalap really liked it Shelves: Sign In or Create an Account. Ayesha Jalal Ali Usman Qasmi. And just the general attitude towards Muslims.

The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League, and the Demand for Pakistan by Ayesha Jalal

But it does matter if people agree to rethink on what they know about Jinnah. The military was an overdeveloped institution even in India. Unfortunately, patriotism breeds hero worship and it is difficult for the brainwashed to accept that their leaders are also products of dialectics and often do have feet of clay. There is ample evidence that they were corresponding under pen names.


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Kuldeep Joshi Apr spokssman, Are you referring to one run by the mullahs? Mariam Saifullah rated it it was ok Jun 06, Electorally, religious parties don’t win but they still exercise a lot of influence on the mindset. Sign in spokesnan your Institution Sign in.

Intellectually, we are not on par with anyone. It provides some insights into the politics of the Pakistani borderlands that relate to the area known as “Pashtunistan”.

Dry and empirical, and Jalal’s writing is disappointingly naive.