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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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In 1947, at the moment of the British withdrawal from South Asia, a movement orchestrated by the All-India Muslim

Pakistan

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Christopher Candland

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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2012
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Social sciences, Politics
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2,049 words

In Urdu, Pakistan's national language, the word “Pakistan” means “the land of the pure,” a reference to faithful Muslims. The

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