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Empire in retreat : the story of India's partition

Author: Rabia Umar Ali
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book aims to highlight the flaws in the making of Partition and the attempts and intentions of the British to draw boundaries at their impulse and whims, and not in keeping with the demands and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rabia Umar Ali
ISBN: 9780199066087 0199066086
OCLC Number: 835277272
Description: 1 vol. (XII-190 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
British approach to Partition : the reluctant concession --
Evolution of the Partition Plan : the hurried scuttle --
Radcliffe Award and its dictates : the scalpel at work --
Implementation : the final pandemonium --
Conclusion --
Appendices: Indian Policy, Prime Minister Clement Attlee's statement of 20 February 1947 --
The 3 June plan --
Radcliffe Award
Responsibility: Rabia Umar Ali.

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