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Midnight's furies : the deadly legacy of India's partition

Author: Nisid Hajari
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
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Describes how a cycle of rioting and violence leading up to the partition of India and birth of Pakistan resulted in brutal and widespread ethnic cleansing on both sides of the border, creating a divide between India and Pakistan that persists decades later.
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Hajari, Nisid.
Midnight's furies.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
(DLC) 2014034426
(OCoLC)885225559
Named Person: Mahomed Ali Jinnah; Jawaharlal Nehru; Mahomed Ali Jinnah; Jawaharlal Nehru
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nisid Hajari
ISBN: 9780547669243 0547669240
OCLC Number: 907295461
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Prologue: a train to Pakistan --
Fury --
Jinnah and Jawaharlal --
Madhouse --
"Pakistan murdabad!" --
Indian summer --
Off the rails --
"Stop this madness" --
Ad hoc jihad --
Himalayan quagmire --
The last battle --
Epilogue: deadly legacy.
Responsibility: Nisid Hajari.

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Describes how a cycle of rioting and violence leading up to the partition of India and birth of Pakistan resulted in brutal and widespread ethnic cleansing on both sides of the border, creating a divide between India and Pakistan that persists decades later.

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