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The partition of India

Author: Ian Talbot; Gurharpal Singh
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: New approaches to Asian history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The British divided and quit India in 1947. The Partition of India and the creation of Pakistan uprooted entire communities and left unspeakable violence in its trail. This volume--by two highly regarded scholars in the field--tells the story of Partition through the events that led up to it and the terrors that accompanied it, to migration and resettlement. In a new shift in the understanding of this seminal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Talbot; Gurharpal Singh
ISBN: 9780521856614 0521856612 9780521672566 0521672562
OCLC Number: 311769360
Description: xvii, 206 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Understanding the Partition historiography --
2. Road to 1947 --
3. Violence and the Partition --
4. Migration and resettlement --
5. Partition legacies : ethnic and religious nationalism --
6. An enduring rivalry : India and Pakistan since 1947.
Series Title: New approaches to Asian history.
Responsibility: by Ian Talbot and Gurharpal Singh.
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An account of the partition of India detailing the events that led up to it, the terrors that accompanied it, and migration and resettlement. Accompanied by photographs, maps and a chronology of  Read more...


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