Textbook troubles

When eminent Pakistani historian K K Aziz wrote The Murder of History: A Critique of History Textbooks Used in Pakistan (1993) – an analysis of errors and falsifications contained within a sample of 66 Pakistani history textbooks – he was …

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The woman of courage

Farida M. Said reviews Kenzie Mourad’s novel Dans la ville d’or et d’argent’s English translation, In the city of gold & silver

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Django Unchained

There is no subtext at all to this film. It has a thin, simple and debatably silly plot.

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Tradition of the tile

For anyone interested in the architectural heritage of the Indus Valley, this book will definitely be indispensable.

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Citizen Khan

BBC’s Citizen Khan’s narrative veers between the family home and the local mosque.

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Mira Nair’s adaptation of Mohsin Hamid’s 2007 book.

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The Obama doctrine

It is interesting to learn who authorised the initial cyber attacks on Iran.

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The Newsroom

The thematic concerns are just as lofty in The Newsrooms as in Sorkin’s previous shows.

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