A Brief History of Pakistan by James Wynbrandt

By James Wynbrandt

Offers the most important occasions, humans, and traditions that experience formed Pakistan. This name comprises assurance at the The land and its humans; The Indus Valley Civilization; The Vedic Age in Pakistan; The multi-millionaire interval; British rule; The fight for independence; Partition; Civilian and armed forces rule; and, Islamization of Pakistan.

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Hussain 1997, 103) A treaty was promulgated by one of the officers: On behalf of the Commander of the Faithful, I, Habib bin Muslim, grant amnesty to all the people of Daibul [Debal] and hereby ensure their personal safety, security of their temples, women and children and their property. So long as you will pay jizya [a tax of protection levied on non-Muslims] we shall abide by this agreement. ) Hindu rule in the region had been marked by oppression and cruelty toward both the large Buddhist population and lower-caste Hindus.

Known as the Buddha, and Mahavira (ca. ), who spread Jainism, in India. Jainism Mahavira was born a prince at Vaisali, near Patna, India. The son of Siddhartha, chief of the Nat Clan of the Kshatriyas, his given name was Vardhamana. At age 30 he gave up his life of ease to embark on a spiritual quest and wandered as a monk for 13 years until attaining supreme knowledge. He spent the next 30 years preaching throughout 22 INROADS OF ARMIES AND IDEAS the subcontinent, teaching the faithful how to achieve release (moksha) from earthly concerns by avoiding sinful thoughts and desires and by avoiding causing harm to others.

Hussain 1997, 103) A treaty was promulgated by one of the officers: On behalf of the Commander of the Faithful, I, Habib bin Muslim, grant amnesty to all the people of Daibul [Debal] and hereby ensure their personal safety, security of their temples, women and children and their property. So long as you will pay jizya [a tax of protection levied on non-Muslims] we shall abide by this agreement. ) Hindu rule in the region had been marked by oppression and cruelty toward both the large Buddhist population and lower-caste Hindus.

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