Paramount Books PVT Ltd.
Home About us Contact us FAQ/ Help How to Pay Customer Feedback
Untitled Document
 OUR PUBLICATIONS NEW ARRIVALS BESTSELLER TOP BOOKS DISCOUNT OFFERS QUOTATION REQUEST REFER TO A FRIEND
Search Item
LOGIN / REGISTER
ADVANCE SEARCH
                         SEARCH     
Untitled Document
Guinness 2019
CATEGORIES
BUSINESS
CHILDREN BOOKS
COMPUTER SCIENCE
ENGINEERING
GENERAL INTEREST
MEDICAL BOOKS
SCIENCE
SOCIAL SCIENCES
LOOK FOR MORE
  AUTHORS
  PUBLISHERS
  SERIES
  SUMMER READING PROGRAMME
  SPECIAL DISCOUNT
CATALOGUES
  PARAMOUNT GENERAL 2017
  PRE-PRIMARY & PRIMARY 2019
  SECONDARY 2018
  MEDICAL BOOKS 2018
Untitled Document
Special Offer
Untitled Document
PARAMOUNT BOOKS
TOP TITLES
LEARN CHINESE WITH ME WORK BOOK-4
LEARN CHINESE WITH ME STUDENT BOOK-1
LEARN CHINESE WITH ME STUDENT BOOK-3
TEAR OF PAD CHOLESTEROL AND HYPERTENSION
TEAR OFF PADS ACUTE TONSILLITIS
TEAR OF PADS PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY
ONYCHOMYCOSIS AND ATHLETES FOOT (TEAR OFF PAD)
PATHWAYS: WRITINGS ON PAKISTAN, INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS, MEDIA, BOOK REVIEWS, MISCELLANY 2010-2015, 2e (hb)
IF BORN AGAIN... (hb)
ZAIQOON KI SARGAM (hb)
Paramount General Interest
All Paramount Books
Untitled Document
BEST OF 2017
ZOOM 2 METHODE DE FRANCAIS WITH CD (pb)
ZOOM 1 METHODE DE FRANCAIS (pb) 2017
BIMARYION KI HAQIQAT (pb)
MINI ENGLISH DICTIONARY (pb)
PARAMOUNT BOOK OF ESSAYS: FOR HIGHER SECONDARY, INTERMEDIATE AND O' LEVEL STUDENTS (pb)
Untitled Document
NEW ARRIVALS
8000 NAMON KA KHAZANA (URDU) (hb)
AL QURAN AL KAREEM REF. NO. 3-S (13 LINES) LWC PAPER
QURANI GHIZAEN AUR UNSE ILAJ (pb)
INTRODUCING THE QURAN TO NON-MUSLIMS (ENGLISH) (pb)
TAWBAH, THE GATEWAY TO DIVINE MERCY (pb)
AL-HISNUL HASIN: A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF MASNOON DUAS (hb)2009
ADVANCED 21st CENTURY DICTIONARY (ENGLISH INTO ENGLISH AND URDU) (hb) 2009
FAZAIL-E-AAMAAL VOL-1 (hb)
AL QURAN KAREEM NO. 111 (GOLDEN PURSE)
CAMBRIDGE IGCSE® MATHEMATICS CORE WORKBOOK (pb) 2018
Untitled Document
SPECIAL PRICES
THE OTHER SIDE OF ISRAEL (hb)2005
GCSE EDEXCEL MATHS (pb)
MIRZA GHALIB: A BIOGRAPHICAL SCENARIO (hb)2007
MIRZA GHALIB AND THE MIRS OF GUJRAT (hb)2003
PEN. C: ROBINSON CRUSOE (pb)
PEN. C: EMMA (pb)
BIG BUCKS! (pb)2001
TALIBAN: THE TRUE STORY OF THE WORLD'S MOST FEARED GUERRILLA FIGHTERS (pb)2010
50 MIN: SUCCESSFUL LIFELONG LEARNING: TEN TACTICS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW (pb)2004
TIME HAS COME, THE (hb)1996
Untitled Document
URDU BOOKS
THE KASHFUL MAHJUB: UNVEILING THE VEILED (pb) 2013
SIPAH GIRI SAY SAFARAT KARI TAK (hb)
ILM, ISHQ AUR INQILAB: SHAIRI KI ZABAN MAIN (hb)
RAMZAN KE ROZE (HIKMATE AUR AADAB) (pb)
GHAIR MUSLIMON SE TALUQAT KI SHARAI HASIYAT (URDU) (hb)
RUDAD-E-CHAMAN 1914-1918 (hb)
PUNJAB KA BATWARA- 1947: AIK ALMIYAH HAZAR DASTANAIN (hb)
LAWA (hb)2014
AWAZ-E-ISHQ (hb) 2014
RAMZAN KE ROZE (HIKMATE AUR AADAB) (pb)
Untitled Document
MOST POPULAR
PARAMOUNT CHINESE- ENGLISH- URDU DICTIONARY (hb)
CAMBRIDGE O LEVEL ENGLISH COURSEBOOK 2e (pb) 2016
A COMPREHENSIVE BOOK ON SECRETARIAL SKILLS (pb)
PUNJAB KA BATWARA- 1947: AIK ALMIYAH HAZAR DASTANAIN (hb)
RISE AND KILL FIRST: THE SECRET HISTORY OF ISRAEL'S TARGETED ASSASSINATIONS (hb) 2018
SHAHAB NAMA (hb)2009
A RHAPSODY OF CUISINE (hb)
ZARB-UL-MISAL ASHAAR (hb)2012
PARAMOUNT BOOK OF ESSAYS: FOR HIGHER SECONDARY, INTERMEDIATE AND O' LEVEL STUDENTS (pb)
AWAZ-E-ISHQ (hb) 2014
FREE NEWSLETTER
Join our mailing list to receive newsletter
Your Selected Book  








SimilarAuthorItemsAuthor
 RECOMMENDED
Pakistan-unique Origins, Unique Destiny? 2e(hb) by Jabbar
Book Visits:  790      
Untitled Document
 PRICE INFORMATION
 List Price: PKR 645.00  
 Price: PKR 645.00 You Pay:
 You Save: PKR 96.75 PKR 548.00

Note: The prices here are applicable only for our Retail customers in Pakistan.
 
 
ISBNSpecification
  SPECIFICATION
PAKISTAN: UNIQUE ORIGINS; UNIQUE DESTINY? THIRD REVISED EDITION (hb)
Author: JABBAR
ISBN: 9789696373742
Year: 2017
Publisher: PARAMOUNT BOOKS (PVT) LTD.
Category: PAKISTAN
Edition: 3
Format: Hard Cover
Language: English
Pages: 282
 ABOUT THE TITLE
“ … Introduces many aspects of Pakistan largely unknown or unacknowledged … with precise, proven facts … extensive research and analysis … very pertinent … concise, easy-to-read … direct, straightforward.”
—Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, Prime Minister of Pakistan, 2008–12.

“A carefully researched, thoroughly analytical, persuasively argued and eloquently written work … a must-read … for all Pakistanis and for all those interested in South Asia.”
— from the foreword by
HEC Distinguished Professor Sharif Al-Mujahid, (Sitara-i-Imtiaz).

“ ... a brilliant study ... well-researched ... a must-read ... to re-discover Pakistan ... ”
—Ashish Shukla, India Quarterly.
“Objective and innovative about what constitutes nation-hood in Pakistan. Moves ahead of others in the search for the uniqueness of Pakistan … deep insight into Pakistan’s past and present and reinforces confidence in the future.”
—Dr Syed Jaffer Ahmed, scholar and former director,
Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi.
Urdu and Sindhi language versions of this book have been published by the National Book Foundation, Islamabad.

What makes Pakistan truly one-of-a-kind?
This book identifies 8 reasons why.
And 2 not-so-good reasons that also make the country’s post-Independence history unique.
In 2017 — 60 strengths. 40 weaknesses.
31 elements of the evolving national identity of Pakistaniat.
Critical challenges and possible ways to address them.
5 factors most likely to shape the future.
This book is of equal relevance for readers in Pakistan and around the globe — to better understand a uniquely-created nation-state destined for a significant role in world affairs in the 21st century.

Most of Pakistan’s 70-year history is marked by tumult, disruption and volatility.
These features have diverted attention from the extraordinary factors and conditions that shaped the country’s birth. The new state also faced unmatched, formidable difficulties capped by dis-integration when East Pakistan became Bangladesh in 1971. West Pakistan then became the new Pakistan — to commence a new phase of nation-building and state-building while ensuring survival amidst abiding and new regional tensions.

This remarkable book introduces a much-needed, evidence-based balance into appraisal and analysis of Pakistan. This revised, updated 3rd edition retains sharp focus on the country’s present in 2017 and possible trajectories in the decades to come.
In short, lucid, easy-to-read chapters the book stimulates reflection and offers space for the reader’s own observations. To help identify how Pakistan can contribute to global peace, culture and harmony in the unfolding 21st century.

Author:
Javed Jabbar is a public intellectual with diverse interests in writing, film-making, media, international and national affairs, environment and voluntary work.
He is the husband of Shabnam Jabbar, an independent entrepreneur, and father of film-maker Mehreen Jabbar and Barrister Kamal K.Jabbar.
Fifteen books and several monographs comprising his writings and of material compiled/edited by him on a range of subjects have been published to highly laudatory reviews.
He lectures at leading universities and think tanks in Pakistan and in overseas countries and has received numerous global and national awards and recognition in different fields.
He is a member of the Senate Forum for Policy Research and has served as a Senator for six years . He has also served as minister in three Federal Cabinets with portfolios of Information & Broadcasting, Science & Technology, Petroleum & Natural Resources, and National Affairs. Several progressive reforms and new laws were introduced through each ministry.
Major public service organizations and research centres which he helped found and/or leads as chairperson presently work in over 2000 locations across Pakistan in the sectors of education, health , capacity-building, women’s empowerment, children’s rights and environment.


Untitled Document SimilarItems
 YOU MAY ALSO LIKE THESE BOOKS
Agriculture In Pakistan: Change And Progress 1947-2005 (hb)2006 by Khan
Pakistan: A Crisis In The Renaissance Of Islam (hb)1991 by Faruqi
Pakistan: A Modern History (pb)1999 by Talbot
Pakistan: At The Helm (pb) 2018 by Devasher
Pakistan: Castle With A Thousand Doors (pb)2004 by Sheehan

Pakistan: Democracy, Development And Security Issues (pb)2005 by Singh
Pakistan: Eye Of The Storm (hb)2002 by Jones
Pakistan: Eye Of The Storm (hb)2002 by Jones
Pakistan: Time For Change (hb)2011 by Siddiqui
Pakistan-unique Origins, Unique Destiny? 2e(hb) by Jabbar

Punjabi, Urdu, English In Pakistan: A Sociolinguistic Study (pb) by Mansoor
Social Development In Pakistan: The State Of Education (pb) by Bengali
Tribal Areas Of Pakistan: A Contemporary Profile, The (hb)2008 by Khan
SameCategoryBooks
  BOOKS OF THE SAME CATEGORY
Pakistan Between Secularism And Islam: Ideology, Issues And Conflict 2e (hb)
Local Governments In Ldcs And Some Related Issues (pb)1996
Islamization And Minorities In Pakistan (hb)2005
Pakistan: At The Helm (pb) 2018
Pakistan And The Future (pb)2004
Pakistan 1995-96 (hb)1995
Pakistan Illusion And Reality Observation Of A Journalist (hb)
Punjab, North-west Frontier Province And Kashmir, The (hb)1997
Pakistan Ka Ain
Pakistan Studies (pb)2008
ALL BOOKS OF THE SAME CATEGORY
SameAuthorBooks
  BOOKS OF THE SAME AUTHOR (Last Name)
Pakistan Anokhi Tashkeel Anokhi Taqdeer (hb) 2011
Pakistan Niralo Wajood Nirali Taqdeer (hb)2014
Pakistan-unique Origins, Unique Destiny? 2e(hb)
Pathways: Writings On Pakistan, India-pakistan Relations, Media, Book Reviews, Miscellany 2010-2015 (hb)
Pathways: Writings On Pakistan, India-pakistan Relations, Media, Book Reviews, Miscellany 2010-2015, 2e (hb)
  ALL BOOKS OF THE SAME AUTHOR  
Session Order View Right Pane LeftCategory
GENERAL INTEREST
AERONAUTICAL
. Aeronautical / Aviation
ARCHITECTURE
. Architecture
BIO / AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
. Bio / Autobiographies
COOKERY
. Cookery
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
. English Language
. Letters And Essays/ Applications
EXAMINATIONS
. Gre/ Gmat/ Sat
FOREIGN LANGUAGES
. Foreign Languages
GARDENING
. Gardening
GENERAL FICTION
. Classics
. General Fiction
GENERAL INTEREST
. Art / Fashion / Painting
. General Interest
. Mind / Body / Spirit
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE / I.Q.
. General Knowledge / I.q.
HANDICRAFT
. Handicraft
HEALTH / PHYSICAL FITNESS
. Health/ Physical Fitness
HERBAL/ HOMEOPATHY
. Herbal/ Homeopathy
HISTORY
. History
HUMOR
. Humor
INTERIOR DESIGN
. Interior Design
ISLAM
. Autobiographies
. Hadith / Prayers
. History
. Muhammad (pbuh)
. Philosophy
. Quran
. Women In Islam
LITERATURE
. Literature
MAPS AND ATLASES
. Maps And Atlases
MATHEMATICS
. Mathematics
MILITARY HISTORY / WAR
. Military History / War
MOUNTAINEERING
. Mountaineering
MUSIC/ FILM
. Music /film/ Tv/ Drama
NON-FICTION BOOKS
. Non-fiction Books
PAKISTAN
. Pakistan
PALMISTRY / NUMEROLOGY / ASTROLOGY/ ASTRONOMY
. Palmistry / Numerology / Astrology/ Astronomy
PHILOSOPHY
. Philosophy
PHOTOGRAPHY
. Photography
POETRY
. Poetry
POLITICS / CURRENT AFFAIR / INTERNATIONAL RELATION
. Politics / Current Affair / International Relation
PSYCHOLOGY
. Psychology
QUOTATIONS
. Quotations
REFERENCE
. Reference
RELIGION
. Religion
RUGS AND CARPETS
. Rugs And Carpets
SELF HELP
. Self Help
SPORTS / HOBBIES / GAMES
. Sports / Hobbies / Games
TEACHING AID
. Teaching Aid
TRAVEL / TOURIST PICTORIAL
. Travel/tourist Pictorial
WILD LIFE / BIRDS / ANIMALS
. Wild Life / Birds / Animals
WOMENS INTEREST
. Health/beauty Care
. Home Economics
. Jewellery
. Parenthood/child Birth And Care
Untitled Document
PARAMOUNT'S MEDICAL
PARAMOUNT'S GENERAL
PARAMOUNT'S SOCIAL SCIENCE
PARAMOUNT'S CHILDREN
PARAMOUNT'S ENGINEERING
PARAMOUNT'S BUSINESS
Footer
Paramount Books (Pvt) Ltd.
Copyright © 2012-2017
Facebook Paramount Books Twitter ParamountB
BRANCHES CUSTOMER SUPPORT QUICK LINKS
Abbotabad Site Map Quotation Request
Faisalabad FAQ / Help Refer to Friend
Hyderabad Contact Us How to Pay
Islamabad About Us Feedback
Karachi
Lahore
Peshawar    
  39895