[heading] This Book is Recommended By FPSC for Optional Subject History of India & Pakistan [/heading]
An important contribution to the study of one of the most significant episodes of modern history-the partition of india scholarly, insightful, understanding and brilliant scholarship and the art of portrayal merge so masterfully in the work that jinnahs personality becomes truly alive wolperts biography of jinnah is xcellently written comprehensive in its sweep the first scholarly biography of one of the most important political figures of the modern world beautifully written, insightful, and dispassionate, it brings to life this complex, brilliant, and ambitious leader wolperts well-researched biographywill revive the debate on the measure of jinnahs foresight. “Few individuals significantly alter the course of history. Fewer still modify the map of the world. Hardly anyone can be credited with creating a nation-state. Muhammad Ali Jinnah did all three.” Stanley Wolpert These are the opening lines of the preface of Stanley Wolpert’s book, “Jinnah of Pakistan” and serves to entice you to read an extremely thorough, comprehensive and detailed study about one of the most pragmatic and charismatic leaders of South Asia, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Stanley Wolpert is an American academic who is considered to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on the political history of modern South Asia. During a trip to Bombay in 1948, he became interested in the complexities of Indian culture, history and politics. Since 1962, he has published many fictional and non-fictional books on his favorite subject.