History of Pakistan and India

CSS Syllabus History of Pakistan and India – 100 Marks

I. Muslim Rule and Heritage in India (712-1857): Political History Arrival, foundation and consolidation of Muslim rule in India, important rulers of the Slave Dynasty and the Mughals. The Spirit and legacy of Muslim civilization, Art, Architecture and literature, Public Administration under Muslim Rules. Sultans, Kings, Economic, Social, Judicial, Civil and Military system during the Muslim rule, Industry, trade and commerce under the Muslim patronage, Financial Administration.

II. British Rule in India: 1857-1947: British Imperialism, origin and growth of the East India Company, Causes and effects of downfall of the Mughal Empire in India, War of Independence in 1857:Causes and effects.

III. Constitutional and Political Reforms of the British Government (1858-1947)
and growth of the Political Parties –Indian Congress

IV. Muslim Struggle for Independence: Role of Shah Wali Ullah, Syed Ahmad Shaheed and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan towards regeneration of the Muslim of South Asia, All India Muslim League, Partition of Bengal, Simla Deputation, Lucknow pact; Khilafat movement. Nahru Report Quaid-i- Azam’s Fourteen Points.

V. Pakistan Movement: Allama Iqal’s Allahabad Address 1930, and Round Table Conference. The Congress Rule intheprovinces-1937-1939, Lahore Resolution 1940, various Missions and Plans for the partition of the South Asia. Founders of Pakistan: Quaid-i-Azam, Mohsin-ul-Mulk, Syed Amir Ali, Ali Brothes. Sir Agha Khan, Chaudhry Rahmat Ali, etc.

VI. History of Pakistan (1947- Todate): Pakistan’s early Challenges—Quaid-i-Azam as
Governor-General, various attempts at constitution making.

VII. Military in Politics: Ayub Khan, Yahya, Zia–ul–Haq and Pervaiz Musharaf regimes, Civil Military Relationship in Pakistan,

VIII. Separation of East Pakistan: Causes and Effects,

IX. Working of Democracy in Pakistan: Liaquat Ali Khan to Firoz Khan Noon (1947-
1958), Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s Period,(1971-1977),Benazir, Nawaz Sharif ,Revival of Democracy: 1988-1999, Restoration of Democracy (2008 to date), Role of Major Political Parties and Pressure Groups in the history of Pakistan.

X. Foreign Policy of Pakistan (1947-1999)


1. Political Parties in Pakistan: 1947-58 Afzal, M Rafique, 1986
2. Government & Politics in Pakistan Ahmad, Mushtaq, 1970
3. Party Politics in Pakistan: 1947-58 Aziz, K.K. 1976
4. India’s Struggle for Independence Chandre Bipin, 1989
5. Constitutional Development in Pakistan Chaudhary, G.W. 1959
6. Wavell and the Days of the Raj: Britain’s
Penultimate Viceroy in India,
Chawla, Muhammad Iqbal,
7. Nationalism and Communal Politics in
Hassan Mushirul 1991
8. The Charismatic Leader: Jinnah and the
Creation of Pakistan
Hayat, Sikandar, 2007
9. The Culture of Power and Governance of
Pakistan 1947-2008
IIHAN Niaz, 2011
10. Muslim Civilization of Indo-Pakistan. Ikram, Shaikh Muhammad,
11. Pakistan’s Failure in National Integration Jahan, Rounaq, 1972
12. Constitutional and Political History of
Khan, Hamid, 2005
13. The Muslim Politics in Punjab Qalb-i-Abid ,S, 1992
14. The Muslim Community of the Indo-Pak Qureshi Ishtiaq Husain, 1962
15. The Struggle for Pakistan Qureshi, Ishtiaq Husain, 1965
16. Pakistan: The Formative Phase Sayeed, Khalid Bin, 1968
17. The Military and Politics in Pakistan1947-86 Rizvi Hassan Askari
18. Pakistan A Modern History Talbot, Lan, 1999
19. Politics and the State in Pakistan Waseem, Mohammad, 1989
20. Jinnah of Pakistan Wolpert, Stanley, 1984

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