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Churchill's secret war : the British empire and the ravaging of India during World War II

Author: Madhusree Mukerjee
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2010
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Winston Churchill's efforts to defeat the freedom movement in India during World War II, comparing his actions in Europe to the decisions he made between 1940 and 1944, which resulted in the deaths of more than three million men, women, and children in India
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Named Person: Winston Churchill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madhusree Mukerjee
ISBN: 9780465002016 0465002013
OCLC Number: 768097130
Notes: Prologue: Our title to India. Empire at war. Harvesting the colonies. Scorched. At any price. Death of a thousand cuts. An occupied and starving country. In the village. On the street. Run rabbit run. Life after death. Split and quit. The reckoning
Description: xxx, 332 s. : maps
Contents: Prologue: Our title to India --
Empire at war --
Harvesting the colonies --
Scorched --
At any price --
Death of a thousand cuts --
An occupied and starving country --
In the village --
On the street --
Run rabbit run --
Life after death --
Split and quit --
The reckoning.
Responsibility: Madhusree Mukerjee

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Winston Churchill may have found victory in Europe, but, as the author reveals his decisions nevertheless ravaged India, and ultimately set the stage for the massive bloodletting that accompanied  Read more...

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Ramachandra Guha, author of "India after Gandhi" "Winston Churchill's dislike of India and Indians has been known to scholars. But now, in "Churchill's Secret War," we have, for the first time, Read more...

 
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