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In Search of Lost Glory: Sindhi Nationalism in Pakistan

Asma Faiz

Abstract

This book traces the trajectory of Sindhi nationalism in its quest for lost glory. It examines the Sindhi nationalist movement through its various stages, ranging from pre-partition identity construction in pursuit of the separation of Sindh from Bombay, to the post-partition travails of a community which lost its identity and its capital as a result of the arrival of millions of migrants from India (Muhajirs) and of the actions of an over-bearing central government. Going beyond the state and its power play, the book examines the long history of Sindhi-Muhajir contestation for resources in th ... More

Keywords: Sindhi nationalism, Centre-province relations, Sindhi-Muhajir conflict, Sindhudesh, provincial autonomy, nationalism, Pakistan Peoples Party

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197567135
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197567135.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Asma Faiz, author
Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan