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Partition: The story of Indian independence and the creation of Pakistan in…



Between January and August 1947 the conflicting political, religious and social tensions in India culminated in independence from Britain and the creation of Pakistan. Those months saw the end of ninety years of the British Raj, and the effective power of the Maharajahs, as the Congress Party established itself commanding a democratic government in Delhi. They also witnessed the rushed creation of Pakistan as a country in two halves whose capitals were two thousand kilometers apart. From…

Partition

ISBN 10 : 9781471148026
ISBN 13 : 1471148025

Between January and August 1947 the conflicting political, religious and social tensions in India culminated in independence from Britain and the creation of Pakistan. Those months..


Empire In Retreat

ISBN 10 : 0199066086
ISBN 13 : 9780199066087

The book aims to highlight the flaws in the making of Partition and the attempts and intentions of the British to draw boundaries at their impulse and whims, and not in keeping wit..


The Great Partition

ISBN 10 : 9780300233643
ISBN 13 : 0300233647

A reappraisal of the tumultuous Partition and how it ignited long-standing animosities between India and Pakistan This new edition of Yasmin Khan’s reappraisal of the tumultuous ..


The Indian Partition In Literature And Films

ISBN 10 : 9781317669937
ISBN 13 : 1317669932

This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakis..


Bearing Witness

ISBN 10 : 9781552380413
ISBN 13 : 1552380416

August 14/15, 1947, reverberates with meaning for Indian and Pakistani people. The date does more than mark the "independence" of India. This momentous time marks the birth of two ..


Remembering Partition

ISBN 10 : 0521002508
ISBN 13 : 9780521002509

A compelling and harrowing examination of the violence that marked the Partition of India...


Bengal Partition Stories

ISBN 10 : 9781843312994
ISBN 13 : 1843312999

Through oral histories, interviews and fictional retellings, 'Bengal Partition Stories' unearths and articulates the collective memories of a people traumatised by the brutal divis..


The Shadow Of The Great Game

ISBN 10 : 9781472128225
ISBN 13 : 1472128222

The untold story of Indias Partition. The partition of India in 1947 was the only way to contain intractable religious differences as the subcontinent moved towards independence - ..


The Spoils Of Partition

ISBN 10 : 9781139468305
ISBN 13 : 1139468308

The partition of India in 1947 was a seminal event of the twentieth century. Much has been written about the Punjab and the creation of West Pakistan; by contrast, little is known ..


Road To Pakistan

ISBN 10 : 9781136704772
ISBN 13 : 1136704779

This is a biography of Mohammad Ali Jinnah and the story of the creation of Pakistan. At a time of much interest and concern about Pakistan in the international community, this vol..


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