Pakistan: A Primary Source Cultural Guide

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
Once a part of the Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest agricultural regions in the world, Pakistan's identity is deeply rooted in Indian tradition. From its most famous archeological sites such as Mohenjo-Daro, or the "Mound of the Dead," to its struggle with independence from British India, students gain a broad-based view of Pakistan and its importance as a South Asian country. With religious views that span the millennia, Pakistan hosts a cache of diverse opinions, art, and architecture surrounding Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Students also gain an understanding of contemporary conflicts in Pakistan such as those surrounding the disputed areas of Jammu and Kashmir and the continued rivalry between the Sunni and Shi'a Muslims.
 

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Contents

CONTENTS
7
The People
19
Pakistani Myths and Legends
43
Pakistani Festivals
49
The Art and Architecture
67
The Literature
79
Daily Life and Customs
93
Education and Work in Pakistan
103
Glossary
118
Primary Source Image List
124
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