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Divide and quit : an eye-witness account of the partition of India

Author: Penderel Moon
Publisher: Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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This is an account one of the most cataclysmic events of the century, the Partition of India. The author, a member of the ICS, offers an analysis of the Partition, describing the manifestations of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moon, Penderel, 1905-1987.
Divide and quit.
Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)606544575
Online version:
Moon, Penderel, 1905-1987.
Divide and quit.
Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)609724542
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penderel Moon
ISBN: 0195644220 9780195644227
OCLC Number: 39181690
Notes: Previous edition: London: Chatto & Windus, 1961.
Description: 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations --
Introduction to Divide and Quit / Mark Tully --
Brief Biographies of Key Figures (starting p. 1) --
Introduction (starting p. 7) --
Text of Divide and Quit --
I The Genesis of Pakistan (starting p. 11) --
II The Punjab and Pakistan (starting p. 29) --
III The Cabinet Mission (starting p. 42) --
IV The Mountbatten Plan (starting p. 65) --
V The Punjab and Partition (starting p. 71) --
VI Bahawalpur State (starting p. 97) --
VII Journey across the Punjab (starting p. 114) --
VIII Outbreak of Disturbances in Bahawalpur State (starting p. 124) --
IX Restoring Order --
I (starting p. 143) --
X Restoring Order --
II (starting p. 159) --
XI Disturbances in Bahawalpur City (starting p. 190) --
XII Events in Rahim Yar Khan (starting p. 225) --
XIII Resettlement (starting p. 247) --
XIV Summing Up (starting p. 261) --
Note on Casualties (starting p. 293) --
XV Re-reading Divide and Quit --
Tapan Raychaudhuri (starting p. 294) --
Bibliography (starting p. 311) --
Index (starting p. 315) --
Map 1 The Punjab (starting p. 89) --
Map 2 Bahawalpur State (starting p. 112).
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: Penderel Moon ; [with contributions from Mark Tully and Tapan Raychaudhuri].
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