Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy, and the West

New York, NY: Harper, 2008. First edition. First Edition [stated]. First Printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. viii, 328 p. Notes. From Wikipedia: "Benazir Bhutto (21 June 1953 27 December 2007) was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan, serving two non-consecutive terms in 1988 90 and then 1993 96. She was the eldest daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, a former prime minister himself who founded the centre-left Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). In 1982, three years after her father's execution, 29-year-old Benazir Bhutto became the chairperson of the PPP a political party, making her the first woman in Pakistan to head a major political party. In 1988, she became the first woman to be elected as the head of an Islamic state's government; she also remains Pakistan's only female prime minister. In 1993, Bhutto was elected for a second term after the 1993 parliamentary elections. In 2007, she returned to Pakistan, having reached an understanding with President Musharraf, who granted her amnesty. Bhutto was assassinated on 27 December 2007, Her party won the elections on a wave of sympathy generated by her assassination." Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Minor edge soiling.

Keywords: Islamic Extremism, Democracy, Dictatorship, Pluralism, Terrorism, Zia-ul-Haq, Human Rights, Assassination, Mujahideen

ISBN: 9780061567582

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