Islamabad and the Politics of International Development in Pakistan. / Daechsel, Markus.

Cambridge University Press, 2015. 350 p.

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Islamabad and the Politics of International Development in Pakistan. / Daechsel, Markus.

Cambridge University Press, 2015. 350 p.

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abstract = "This is a highly original account of the design and development ofPakistan’s capital city: one of the most iconic and ambitious urbanreconstruction projects of the twentieth century. Balancing archivalresearch with fresh, theoretical insights, Markus Daechsel surveys thesuccesses and failures of Greek urbanist Constantinos A. Doxiadis’smost ambitious endeavour, Islamabad, analysing how the project notonly changed the international order, but also the way in which thePakistani state operated in the 1950s and 1960s. In dissecting Doxiadis’sfraught relationship with Pakistani policy makers, bureaucrats andordinary citizens, the book offers an unprecedented account of Islamabad’splace in post-war international development. Daechsel providesnew insights into this period and explores the history of development asa charged, transnational encounter between foreign consultants anddonors on the one side, and the post-colonial nation state on the other.",
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