Pakistan in Perspective: Orientation Guide and Baluchi, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, and Urdu Cultural Orientation: Balochistan, Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Saraikis, Kashmiri, Terrorism
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This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Pakistan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Chapter 1: Geography * Northern Mountains * Submontane Plateaus * Indus River Plain * Western Mountains * Balochistan Plateau * Deserts * Makran Coast * Indus River Delta and Sindh Coast * Climate * Arabian Sea * Indus River * Jhelum River * Chenab River * Ravi River * Sutlej River * Kabul River * Karachi * Lahore * Islamabad and Rawalpindi * Faisalabad * Peshawar * Multan * Environmental Concerns * Natural Hazards * Earthquakes * Flood * Drought * Chapter 2: History * The Indus Valley Civilizations * Crossroads of Empires * Islamic Empires * The Early Islamic Empires * The Mughal Period * Colonial Era * The British Enter the Indus River Plain * Colonial Rule * The Beginnings of the Hindu-Muslim Split * Independence and Partition * The Nation of Pakistan * Post-Independence * A Country Divided * The Bangladesh Independence War * Bhutto and ul-Haq * Recent History * Return to Democracy * Back to Military Control * The Aftermath of 9/11 * Recent Events * Chapter 3: Economy * Agriculture * Industry * Services * Transportation * Natural Resources * Energy * Mineral Resources * Trade * Exports * Imports * Tourism * Banking and Finance * Investment * Standard of Living * Employment Trends * Public versus Private Sector * Business Outlook * Chapter 4: Society * Ethnic Groups * Punjabis * Sindhis * Muhajirs * Pashtuns * Baluchis * Saraikis * Kashmiri * Languages * Urdu * Punjabi * Pashto * Sindhi * Saraiki * Religion * Islam * Sunni and Shi'a Islam * Islam in Pakistan * Cuisine * Traditional Dress * Women * Men * Gender Issues * Patriarchal Culture * Violence toward Women * Bills of Protection for Women * Arts * Ghazals * Storytelling * Folklore * Sports and Recreation * Cricket * Field Hockey * Gulli Danda * Rugby * Chapter 5: Security Introduction * United States-Pakistan Relations * Relations with Neighboring Countries * India * Iran * Afghanistan * China * Tajikistan * Law and Order * Army * Air Force * Navy * Police * Frontier Corps (FC) * Intelligence Agencies * Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) * Military Intelligence (MI) * Intelligence Bureau (IB) * Issues Affecting Internal Stability * Militant Groups * Islamist Groups * Sectarian Groups * Ethnic Nationalist Groups * Chapter 1: Profile * Topography * Bodies of Water * Helmand River * Arabian Sea * Lashkar Gah (Afghanistan) * Zaranj (Afghanistan) * Quetta (Pakistan) * Zahedan (Iran) * History * Early History * British India and Its Aftermath * Recent History * Government * Media * Economy * Language and Ethnic Groups * Chapter 2: Religion * Introduction * Role of Religion in Government * Pakistan * Iran * Afghanistan * Influence of Religion on Daily Life * Religious Conventions and Gender Roles * Religious Events and Holidays * Buildings of Worship * Behavior in Places of Worship * Chapter 2 Assessment * Chapter 3: Traditions * Introduction * Honors and Values * Codes of Politeness * Male/Female Interaction * Hospitality and Gifts * Eating Habits and Types of Food * Dress Codes * Men's Dress * Women's Dress * Non-Religious Holidays * Sibi Mela * Baloch Culture Day * Dos and Don'ts * Chapter 4: Urban Life * Introduction * Urbanization Issues * Water * Sanitation and Waste Disposal * Air and Water Pollution * Societal and Cultural Problems * Work Problems in Urban Areas * Health Issues * Education * Market Place and Street Vendors * Bazaars * Money, Credit Cards, and ATMs * Transportation * Cars * Buses * Taxis * Auto-Rickshaws and Two-Wheeled Horse-Drawn Tongas * Trains * Planes * Crime * Pakistan