Divided cities : Partition and its aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar, 1947-1957 (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Divided cities : Partition and its aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar, 1947-1957

Author: Ian Talbot
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Subcontinent divided.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Divided Cities is a pioneering, locality-based study of the processes of violence, migration and resettlement arising from the partition of the subcontinent in 1947. The focus is on the neighbouring cities of Lahore and Amritsar that were separated by the new international boundary between Pakistan and India that divided the Punjab into East and West." "This much-needed comparative study adds a new dimension,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Talbot
ISBN: 9780195472264 0195472268
OCLC Number: 80739768
Description: xxxiv, 224 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Subcontinent divided.
Responsibility: Ian Talbot.
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The book studies the impact of the 1947 partition for the Punjabi cities of Lahore and Amritsar. It provides important comparative insights into the processes of violence, demographic transformation  Read more...

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