Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with plastic bookcover and not clipped. 458 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0. Local Administration and Politics in Modernising Societies: Bangladesh and Pakistan. In this penetrating and systematic comparative study of the changing pattern of local administration and politics in Bangladesh and Pakistan from 1947 to 1973, the author has argued his points logically and incisively and, above all, he has handled a mass of difficult research material with rare skill.