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Pakistan-Politics and Government From James Hurley, Books


The Politics of Pakistan: A Constitutional Quest

By Wheeler, Richard S.

Ithaca, New York and London: Cornell Univeristy Press, 1970. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. xxi, 346pp, Foreword by Richard L. Park, Series Editor, author's Preface, 5 charts, 3 maps, glossary, selected bibliography, index. 8vo/20.5cm. Brown cloth, light wear in lightly worn dj, inscription to previous owner, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. Richard S. Wheeler was a professor of political science at Claremont College, California when he wrote this after several foundation grants in Pakistan. Long p.159, Taylor 483..


West Pakistan Revisited: First Impressions After an Eight-Year Absence. AUFS Field Staff Report: South Asia Series Vol III, No 1

By Dupree, Louis

New York: American Universities Field Staff, 1959. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. 12pp, 2 illustrations from photographs. 4to/28cm. Stapled, light soil, small closed split head of first page, otherwise very good. A report comparing the author's impressions of his 1959 visit to his 1949 and 1951 visits. A principal difference was the imposition of Martial Law by General Ayub Khan in October 1958. In his always trenchant style, Dupree traces the steps that led to Martial Law and gives his impressions of various other subjects such as the status of the Kashmir and Indus Waters disputes, refugees, women, Islam, caste and language--he suggests the new English-peppered Urdu of the literati be called either "Urdlish" or "Engdu"! Louis Dupress (1925-1989) was then Associate Professor of Anthropology at Penn State and a Research Associate for the American Museum of Natural History. This is his first report as a field correspondent for the AUFS and is numbered LD-1-'59. A scarce copy..


Government and Politics in Pakistan

By Ahmad, Mushtaq

Karachi: Pakistan Publishing House, 1959. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 265pp, appendix, bibliography, glossary, index. 8vo/22cm. Yellow cloth, shelf wear only, in protected slightly chipped dj, internally fine. David Taylor (446) describes this a "A well established and reliable, if old fashioned, textbook..." but indicates there is little discussion of the social background. Educated in Bombay, London and New York, Mushtaq Ahmad (1919- ) was an editor of a Karachi newspaper at the time of printing..


Parliamentary Government in Pakistan

By Zakaria, Nasim

Lahore: New Publishers, 1958. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. xii, 222pp, appendix, index. 8vo/22cm. Unprinted green paper-covered boards, shelf wear only in protected lightly soild dj, stamps of Lahore and Rawalpindi dealers on ffep, otherwise internally fine. Jacket blurb by Gerard Friters, Head of the Panjab University Political Science Department. A discussion of the facts and problems arising from the Pakistan Constitution. Nasim Zakaria was Head of the Political Science Department, Dyal Singh College, and Lecturer in the Panjab University Political Science Dept., Lahore.


Pakistan: One and Indivisible. With an Introduction By Sharif al-Mujahid

By Rahman, Fazlur

Karachi: Pakistan Educational Publishers, Ltd, 1960. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. viii, 60pp, errata slip, appendix. 8vo/22.5cm. Blue cloth, shelf wear only, in slightly rubbed dj with closed tear at head of spine, small stamp of London Book Company, Rawalpindi on ffep, otherwise internally fine. Excerpts from high-minded speeches by Fazlur Rahman who served as a Minister in the pre-Partition Bengal Government and subsequently as the Minister for Land, Land Revenue and Information in the Pakistan Government. The speeches attempt to capture the critical role of ideology in the creation of Pakistan and how it should be depended on even in overcoming the difficult problem of geography and the existence of two widely separated provinces. Sharif al-Mujahid is a prominent Pakistani professor who was Director of the Quaid-i-Azam Academy and author of books on Pakistan's ideology as well as Jinnah..


Administrative Problems in Pakistan. Foreword by Irving Swerdlow

By Birkhead, Guthrie S., Ed.

Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1966. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. xv, 223pp, various tables, index. 8vo/21.5cm. Green cloth, shelf wear only in lightly soiled dj with 2 closed splits, internally fine. Seven essays on the subject of administration and development by academics associated with the Pakistan Administrative Staff College, Lahore through the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. David Taylor 536..


The New Regime: A Psychological Interpretation

By Ajmal, Muhammad

Lahore: Self Published. Printed at Allied Press, 1959. Book. Fine. Soft cover. N.d. 16pp. Tall 8vo/23.5cm. Photocopy of printed wrappers. Fine. A general-theoretical paper not mentioning any individuals but alluding to the then current regime, i.e., probably of Ayub Khan (1958-1969) as probably written in the late 1950s or early 1960s. Dr. Muhammad Afzal (1919-1994) was one of Pakistan's most eminent psychologists, especially known for his interest in mystical psychology. He set up the Department of Psychology at Government College, Lahore in 1962 and later served as Principal of the College and Vice Chancellor of the University. The National Institute of Psychology at Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad was founded in 1976 and was named after him. A very scarce publication. No copies found on OCLC or in the British Library, Library of Congress or the NYPL..


Pakistan: Emerging Democracy

By Campbell, Robert D.

Princeton: D.Van Nostrand Company, Inc, 1963. Book. Good. Hardcover. Searchlight Book Series #14. First Edition. 144pp, Preface, 2 maps, 9 tables, bibliography, index. 8vo/20.5cm. A rather optimistic view of the emergence of democracy in a country which has seen mostly military rule and dictatorships in its nearly six decades of existence. The author coined the phrase, "political personality" in scoring its progress. Robert D. Campbell was Professor and Chairman, Department of Geography, George Washington University, Washington DC and served as Visiting Lecturer at the University of Peshawar..