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Borders and conflict in South Asia : the Radcliffe Boundary Commission and the partition of Punjab

Author: Lucy P Chester
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distriubted in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan, ©2009.
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book will be vital reading for scholars and students of colonialism, decolonization, partition and borderlands studies, while providing anyone interested in South Asia's independence with a highly readable account of one of its most controversial episodes."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Cyril John Radcliffe Radcliffe; Cyril John Radcliffe Radcliffe; Cyril John Radcliffe Radcliffe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy P Chester
ISBN: 9780719078996 0719078997 9780719091360 0719091365
OCLC Number: 313645233
Description: xv, 222 pages, 8 pages of plates : maps (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1: 'Standing on the edge of a volcano': the historical context of partition --
2: 'This is your country and it is up to you to decide': the façade of South Asian responsibility --
3: 'Nobody had been paying any attention to the case': the boundary commission at work --
4: 'Water was the key': Radcliffe's private deliberations --
5: 'A political decision, and not a judicial one': the Radcliffe award --
6: 'The stories they carried': the aftermath --
7: 'An awful lot of thought should have gone into it': alternatives to the Radcliffe award --
8: 'In between, on a bit of earth with no name': the development of the Indo-Pakistani borderlands --
9: Imperial epitaphs: Cyril Radcliffe and the end of empire --
Conclusion: 'no such deeds': responsibility and remembrance.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: Lucy P. Chester.
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Presents a study of the 1947 drawing of the Indo-Pakistani boundary in Punjab. This book highlights British efforts to maintain a grip on India even as the decolonization process spun out of control.  Read more...

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