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From the ashes of 1947 : reimagining Punjab

Author: Pippa Virdee
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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Navigating nostalgia and trauma, dreams and laments, identity(s) and homeland(s), this book explores the partition of undivided Punjab.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
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Virdee, Pippa, 1972-
From the ashes of 1947.
Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017057907
(OCoLC)1019657642
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pippa Virdee
ISBN: 9781108606349 1108606342 9781108552325 1108552323
OCLC Number: 1033638222
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; From the Ashes of 1947; Title; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of Photographs; List of Maps and Tables; List of Excerpts; List of Abbreviations; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Preface: Memories Create History; Exploring Partition; Note on permissions; Quote by Catherine Hall; 1. Partitioned Lands, Partitioned Histories; Writing Partition History; Writing Fiction; Writing New Histories; Living Histories; 2. The Treasure within the Five Rivers; The Land and the People; Gateway to India; Seeds of Nationalism; 3. Handing Over the Reigns; Drawing Up the Border; The Unmixing of People. 4. Violence, Migration and the Making of the RefugeeMaking Sense of the Violence; The State and the Making of a Refugee; Rehabilitation of Bodies and Minds; 5. Sacred Malerkotla; Princely Malerkotla and British Rule; Managing Conflict; The Space between Peace and Violence; Sacred Malerkotla; Leaders and Leadership; 6. Migrating to the Promised Land: A Tale of Two Cities; The Sandal Bar and the Land of Dulla Bhatti; The Land of the Lodhis; Hope and Disappointment; Multiple Migrations; 7. From Refugee to Citizen; East and West Punjab's Urban Rehabilitation; Ludhiana's Demographic Transformation. Developing LudhianaOn the Right Track; Displacement and Entrepreneurship; Transforming Lyallpur; Prosperity and Growth; The State and Lyallpur; 8. Cleansing Hearts and Minds; Debating the Crimes; Legislating Purity and Un-purity; Embracing with Open Arms; Moral Dilemmas; 9. Lost Innocence and Sold Honour; Khurshid's Qissa; The Train at Kamoke; Escaping Terror; Finding Solace; Reinventing Oneself; 10. Dreams, Memories and Legacies; For the Love of Cities; Aspirations; What We Remember, How We Remember; Reimagining the Land, Language and Religion; Making New Histories; Select Bibliography. India Office Library and Records, LondonNational Archives of India, New Delhi; Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi; Punjab State Archives, Chandigarh; Punjab State Archives, Patiala; South Asian Research and Resource Centre, Lahore; National Documentation Centre, Islamabad; Newspapers; Oral Interviews; Printed Primary Sources; Published Material; Books; Journals; Index.
Other Titles: Reimagining Punjab
Responsibility: Pippa Virdee.

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This book revisits the partition of the British Indian province of Punjab, its attendant violence and, as a consequence, the divided and dislocated Punjabi lives. Navigating nostalgia and trauma,  Read more...

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