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Jinnah: The Case for Pakistan

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The Republic of Rumi: A Novel of Reality

This book marked a significant breakthrough in Iqbal Studies, as it revealed the internal coherence in the works of Iqbal. Republic of Rumi: A Novel of Reality (2007) was first published by Iqbal Academy Pakistan in 2007, and has been reprinted since then. Cover design by Kanwar Schahzeb Inside the Garden a secret as old as …

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Waheed Murad: His Life and Our Times

Waheed Murad: His Life and Our Times (2015) was first published by Libredux, UK. A Pakistani edition has been brought out by Libredux Pakistan in 2016. It is the first complete biography of the legendary Pakistani filmmaker, screen idol and writer Waheed Murad. It forms a part of the trilogy “Visionaries for our times” by Khurram …

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Topline Social Studies Programme

Topline Social Studies Programme (2003-2012) is a set of eight books, respectively meant as textbooks for grades 1 to 8 in Pakistan. Published by Topline Publishers, Karachi, it is a thoroughly revised edition of the author’s earlier series of the same title. The books are meant to be more than textbooks: they incorporate much of …

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Iqbal: His Life and Our Times

Iqbal: His Life and Our Times (2014) was published simultaneously in two editions. The UK-US edition was published by Libredux, UK, while a general edition was published by the Cultural Institute of ECO (Tehran) and Iqbal Academy Pakistan. Since the ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization) is an organization of ten member states, this is a biography …

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Iqbal in the mind of Europe

Iqbal in the mind of Europe

Iqbal Review, Volume 51, Number 2, 4. April, October 2010, pp.29-59 The following is part of a document submitted to Iqbal Academy Pakistan in March 2008 for publication as a small book, Iqbal in the Mind of Europe – an overview of the Western interpretations of Iqbal. It was supposed to undergo some further improvement …

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Rumi’s relevance to our times

Rumi’s relevance to our times

Iqbal Review. Volume 48, Number 2. October 2007, p.4 As heavy machinery gets replaced with computers on the frontline of scientific progress and business powered by steam gives way to business at the speed of thought, we find that oversimplified statements about the nature of social conflicts are also giving way to the urge for …

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