During last decade’s upsurge in the fortunes of populist politics in
numerous countries, Imran Khan emerged as its central figure in
Pakistan. Globally, Khan never became as prominent in this context as
his populist contemporaries such as Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro,
Narendra Modi, Boris Jo..
Nadeem Farooq Paracha's quest to explore various questions of identity in the nation-state of Pakistan continues. In this sixth book of his, The Reluctant Republic, he ventures even deeper to investigate the history of statist-nationalist narratives in Pakistan and how the country's diverse ethnic, ..
Author, cultural critic and historian nadeem farooq paracha details the history of muslim modernism - a 19th century idea which further evolved in the the early 20th century and inspired the creation of a separate muslim-majority country, pakistan. Paracha explores how this idea became part of the n..
Sufism has always been
a contested space in Pakistan. Successive governments, political
parties, and religious organizations have attempted to co-opt it or
reject it to suit their own political agendas. Since the turn of the
millennium, however, the Pakistani government has made a conscious ..
THE PAKISTAN ANTI-HERO: HISTORY OF PAKISTANI NATIONALISM THROUGH THE LIVES OF ICONOCLASTSIn The Pakistan
Anti-Hero, Paracha further explores the political and social evolution
of Pakistan's polity which he first investigated in his best-selling
debut, End of the Past.He expands this investigat..