Government of paper : the materiality of bureaucracy in urban Pakistan / Matthew S. Hull

Author(s): Hull, Matthew S. (Matthew Stuart), 1968-
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Subjects: Government paperwork--Pakistan--Islāmābād
Capitals (Cities)--Pakistan--Planning
City planning--Pakistan--Islāmābād
Public records--Pakistan--Islāmābād
Municipal government--Pakistan--Records and correspondence
Islāmābād (Pakistan)--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012
LC Classification: J, JS
Physical Description: xiv, 301 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011042373
ISBN: 9780520272149 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520272145 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780520272156 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520272153 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction -- The master plan and other documents -- Parchis, petitions and offices: approaches to the bureaucracy -- Files and the political economy of paper -- The expropriation of land and the misappropriation of lists -- Maps, mosques, and maslaks: ecumenical planning and sectarian conflict
OCLC Number: 757476508
ISBN/ISSN: 9780520272149