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Jinnah : India, partition, independence

Author: Jaswant Singh
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, 1876-1948, statesman and founder of Pakistan.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Mahomed Ali Jinnah; Mahomed Ali Jinnah
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jaswant Singh
ISBN: 9780195479270 0195479270
OCLC Number: 611042665
Notes: "1st pub. by Rupa & Co., New Delhi 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 550 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: India and Islam --
Jenabhai to Jinnah: the journey --
The turbulent twenties --
Sharpening focus --
narrowing options --
A short decade --
a long end game --
Sunset of the empire --
'post-dated cheque on a collapsing bank' --
A war of succession --
diverging paths --
Stymied negotiations? --
Mountbatten viceroyalty: the end of the Raj --
Pakistan: birth-independence: the Quaid-i-Azam's last journey --
In retrospect.
Responsibility: Jaswant Singh.
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Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, 1876-1948, statesman and founder of Pakistan.


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