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Author Gayer, Laurent, author.

Title Karachi : ordered disorder and the struggle for the city / Laurent Gayer.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Description pages : illustrations, maps ; cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- A contested city -- From student brawls to campus wars -- 'The Mohajirs have arrived!' -- The bandits who would be kings -- Jihad comes to town -- A city on the edge -- Geographies of fear.
Subject Muttahida Quami Movement.
Ethnic conflict -- Pakistan -- Karachi.
Political violence -- Pakistan -- Karachi.
Ethnicity -- Pakistan.
Muhajir (Pakistani people) -- Politics and government.
Karachi (Pakistan) -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780199354443 (alkaline paper)
0199354448 (alkaline paper)

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