Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar



The Land and People, Creation of the Province, British policy towards Pushtoon tribes, political awakening and its repercussions, Constitutional developments and Provincial Ministries, struggle for Pakistan and referendum, government and politics till the formation of One Unit.



Caroe, Sir Olaf. The Pathans: 550 B.C. – A.D. 1957. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Hassan, Syed Minhaj-ul. NWFP Administration under Abdul Qaiyum Khan, 1947-53, Ph.D. thesis (unpublished) submitted to the Department of History, University of Peshawar, January 2003.

Hussain, Syed Iftikhar. Some Major Pukhtoon Tribes of along the Durand Line, Peshawar: Area Study Centre (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, 2001.

Imperial Gazetteer of India, 1901. North-West Frontier Province, 2001.

Islam, Fakhr-ul. Political Developments in NWFP since 1947. Ph. D. thesis (unpublished) submitted to Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, session 1998.

Jansson, Erland. India, Pakistan or Pakhtunistan: The Nationalist Movements in the North West Frontier Province, 1937-1947. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, Uppsala, 1981.

Javed, Aziz. Sarhad Ka A’ini Irtiqa (urdu). Peshawar: Idara Tahqiq wa Tasneef, 1975.

Qaiyum, Abdul. Mashaheer-e-Sarhad (Urdu). Lahore: Ferozsons, n.d.

Rauf, Abdul. “Muslim Politics in NWFP (1919-30) with special reference to Pan Islamic Ideas”, (M. Phil Thesis) submitted to National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 1992.

Rittenberg, Stephen. Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the Pakhtuns: The Independence Movement in India’s North-West Frontier Province. Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press, 1988.

Shah, Sayed Waqar Ali. Ethnicity, Islam and Nationalism: Muslim Politics in the North-West Frontier Province, 1937-47. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Spain, J.W. The Pathan Borderland, Karachi: Indus Publications, 1963.

Talbot, Ian. Provincial Politics and the Pakistan Movement: The Growth of the Muslim League in North-West and North-East India, 1937-47. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1988.

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