• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. Pakistan was constituted as a Dominion on 14 Aug. 1947 comprising Baluchistan, East Bengal (including almost the whole of Sylhet, a former district of Assam), North-West Frontier, West Punjab and Sind; and those States which had acceded to Pakistan. On 23 March 1956 an Islamic republic was proclaimed. For constitutional history, 1958–70, see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1992–93, p. 1057

Islami Jamhuriya e Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan)


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Further Reading

  1. Federal Bureau of Statistics.—Pakistan Statislicul Yearbook.—Statistical Pocket Book of Pakistan, (annual)Google Scholar
  2. Akhtar, R., Pakistan Year Book. Karachi-LahoreGoogle Scholar
  3. Bhutto, B., Daughter of the East. London, 1988Google Scholar
  4. Burki, S. J., Historical Dictionary- of Pakistan. Metuchen (NJ), 1991.—Pakistan: the Continuing Search for Nationhood. 2nd ed. Boulder (Colo.), 1992Google Scholar
  5. Choudhury, G. W., Pakistan: Transition from Military to Civilian Rule. London, 1988Google Scholar
  6. Gilmartin, D., Empire and Islam: Punjab and the making of Pakistan. London, 1988Google Scholar
  7. Hyman, A. et al., Pakistan: Zia and After. London, 1989Google Scholar
  8. James, W. E. and Roy, S. (eds.) The Foundations of Pakistan’s Political Economy: towards an Agenda for the 1990s. London, 1992Google Scholar
  9. Kapur, A., Pakistan in Crisis. London, 1991CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Lamb, C., Waiting for Allah: Pakistan’s Struggle for Democracy. London, 1991Google Scholar
  11. Low, D. A. (ed.) The Political Inheritance of Pakistan. London, 1991Google Scholar
  12. Taylor, D., Pakistan. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1989Google Scholar
  13. National library: National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad.Google Scholar
  14. National statistical office: Federal Bureau of Statistics, Statistics Division, Karachi.Google Scholar

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