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Independence and partition : the erosion of colonial power in India

Author: Sucheta Mahajan
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2000.
Series: Sage series in modern Indian history, 1.
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"This is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of a defining period in India's recent past - the attainment of independence and the simultaneous division of the subcontinent. Exploring the interplay of imperial, national and communal forces during the freedom movement. Sucheta Mahajan highlights the contradictory reality of an independence that also brought partition in its wake. She provides an insightful view of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Mahajan, Sucheta, 1958-
Independence and partition.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2000
(OCoLC)603909396
Online version:
Mahajan, Sucheta, 1958-
Independence and partition.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2000
(OCoLC)604678574
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sucheta Mahajan
ISBN: 0761993673 9780761993674 0761993681 9780761993681 8170368359 9788170368359 8170368367 9788170368366
OCLC Number: 41564976
Description: 425 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: PART ONE: BACKGROUNDNationalist Activity and Government Response at the End of the WarPlanning of the Political Offer, the Simla Conference and its BreakdownPART TWO: IMPERIALISM AND NATIONALISMCongress Strategy and Popular Nationalist Activity'Popular Movements' Myth and RealityImperial Hegemony and Colonial PolicyPART THREE: IMPERIALISM, NATIONALISM AND COMMUNALISM'Unite and Quit''Decide on a Date and Quit''Divide and Quit'PART FOUR: NATIONALISM AND COMMUNALISMCongress and the Muslim League's Demand for PakistanTwo Faces of Hindu Communalism Majority Reaction, Minority FearsHindu Communal Pressure on the CongressPART FIVE: DENOUEMENTCongress Accepts PartitionWhy Gandhi Accepted the Decision to Partition India
Series Title: Sage series in modern Indian history, 1.
Responsibility: Sucheta Mahajan.
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