Pakistan Studies is a compulsory subject for all B.A/B.Sc. and B.Com. students. This essential core textbook is comprehensive and covers the syllabi prescribed by the major public sector universities. The book provides a complete overview of the historical background and political development of Pakistan, the break-up of 1971 and the nuclearization of Pakistan. The Foreign Relations section deals with the role of world powers during the wars fought by Pakistan and Pakistan’s relations with the South Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The economy and culture of Pakistan are also covered in great detail. This is the first definitive study of Pakistan in all its major aspects.