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Author Talbot, Ian.

Title The partition of India / Ian Talbot and Gurharpal Singh.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  954.04 T142p 2009    ---  Available
Description xvii, 206 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series New approaches to Asian history
New approaches to Asian history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-195) and index.
Summary "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 moment, the book also explores the legacies of Partition which continue to resonate today in the fractured lives of individuals and communities, and more broadly in the relationship between India and Pakistan and the ongoing conflict over contested sites such as Jammu and Kashmir. In conclusion, the book reflects on the general implications of partition as a political solution to ethnic and religious conflict. The book, which is accompanied by photographs, maps and a chronology of major events, is intended for students as a portal into the history and politics of the Asian region."--BOOK JACKET.
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. Enduring rivalry : India and Pakistan since 1947.
Subject India -- History -- Partition, 1947.
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 -- Social aspects.
India -- Politics and government -- 1947-
India -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan.
Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- India.
India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.
Added Author Singh, Gurharpal.
ISBN 9780521672566 (pbk.)
0521672562 (pbk.)
9780521856614 (hbk.)
0521856612 (hbk.)

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