Pakistan - Muslim Nationalism
Asia

Pakistan – Muslim Nationalism

When the British ended up completely replacing the Muslim ruling class in the government of India, the Islamic minority that for centuries had administered a largely Hindu population (except in some areas, such as East Bengal, where mass conversions to ‘Islam had produced a Muslim majority) adapted less quickly than Hindus to the new situation […]

Pakistan - The Governments of Benazir Bhutto
Asia

Pakistan – The Governments of Benazir Bhutto

From the secession of the Bangla Desh to the bases of the Afghan resistance Despite a slight improvement in the early 1960s, the country’s economic situation remained difficult; growing discontent resulted in a wave of unrest that overwhelmed Ayyub Khan, who was replaced in March 1969 by General Yahya Khan; the latter, after having suppressed […]

Pakistan and India
Asia

Pakistan and India

Islam in India The first Arab raids into Indian territory immediately followed the great conquests that occurred under Caliph Omar in the 7th century and continued under the Umayyads. However, the real Muslim conquest was the work of the Turks, to whom Islam had given the strength of internal cohesion and strong political and cultural […]

Pakistan Arts
Asia

Pakistan Arts and Literature

Literature Pakistan has numerous literary languages, of which the main ones are: urdū, official in the country, bengalī, panjābī, sindhī, pashtō and belūcī. Literature in urdū, the most important in Pakistan despite urdū being the mother tongue of any resident of the state, reached the apex of formal perfection in the 19th century. with the […]

Pakistan Economy
Asia

Pakistan Economic Demographics

The aridity of the climate and the poverty of the soils only allow a form of extensive agriculture, based on cereal cultivation (1975: wheat, 76.7 million q; millet, 3.1 million; sorghum, 3.7 million; rice 38.1 million; barley 1.3 million q; corn, 7.8 million). The spread of irrigation practices, thanks to some barriers on the Indus […]

Pakistan Literature
Asia

Pakistan Literature

In the current Pakistani territory, apart from English, there are five literary languages: urdū, panjābī, paštū, sindhī and balūčī. L ‘ Urdu is the official language of the country and it is understood and spoken by virtually all its residents. The others are the regional languages ​​of the Pakistani provinces: the panjābī of Panjab, the […]