Creating a New Medina Economic & Political Weekly Review by Cambridge University Press

By, Pallavi Raghavan

Debates about Pakistan’s creation have the distinct air of conducting an autopsy—the causes for its decline are also implicitly sought while locating the reasons behind its creation. In a sense, this is what Venkat Dhulipala recognises in Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India.

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Pallavi Raghavan