Partition of India

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  • 276 Pages
  • 1.70 MB
  • English
Oxford University Press , New Delhi
Statementedited by Kaushik Roy
SeriesDebates in Indian history and society, Oxford in India readings
LC ClassificationsDS480.842 .P382 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii, 276 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25325012M
ISBN 100198077602
ISBN 139780198077602
LC Control Number2012376920

The Great partition is a good account of the causes of the partition of India. It does however completely ignore the the role of Kashmir and Hyderabad in partition.

The massacres of the Punjab are well documented but the k dead in Hyderabad are ignored. Khan also plays down Bangladesh and it's partition from by: The Partition of British India: The History and Legacy of the Division of the British Raj into India and Pakistan by Charles River Editors out of 5 stars 7.

The Partition of India was the process of dividing the subcontinent along sectarian lines, which took place in as India gained its independence from the British northern, predominantly Muslim sections of India became the nation of Pakistan, while the southern and majority Hindu section became the Republic of : Kallie Szczepanski.

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Vazira Zamindar’s excellent recent study, “The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia,” opens with an account of Ghulam Ali, a Muslim from Lucknow, a city in central North India. THE PARTITION OF INDIA.

BY Dr. Ambedkar "More brain, O Lord, more brain. or we shall mar, Utterly this fair garden we might win." (Quotation from the title page of Thoughts on Pakistan, 1st ed.) ~~~~~ INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY OF RAMU As a token of my appreciation of her goodness of heart, her nobility of mind and her purity of character.

The meticulous research by Seervai has no parallel. An excellent work to provide true picture of events leading to partition of India. Need for such a book can not be over-emphasized as a closure to millions of families affected by partition; which is also reflected by the dedication recorded in the book/5.

Yet another book on India’s Partition might appear doomed to déjà not, however. This racy, well-written, carefully documented account by a retired general-turned-historian, Barney White-Spunner, offers fresh insights into the politics of Partition and its devastating human impact.

India Divided. Written by the first President of India, India Divided traces the origins and growth of the Hindu–Muslim conflict, gives the summary of the several schemes for the partition of India which were put forth, and points out the essential ambiguity of the Lahore Resolution.

Finally, it concludes that the solution for the Hindu. 1)) Freedom at Midnight: Because it gives a very extensive account of political scenario of the times during which all decisions related to partition, were taken. The book also describes in detail the lives of princes of princely states and how.

Sept. 19, Muslim refugees sit on the roof of an overcrowded coach railway train near New Delhi in trying to flee India. Millions of Muslims migrated from India to Pakistan.

Partition marked. “Partition” – the division of British India into the two separate states of India and Pakistan on August– was the “last-minute” mechanism by which the British were able to. On this anniversary of the partition of India, another partition stares us in the face.

Nayantara Sahgal edited Nehru’s India: Essays on the Maker of Author: Guardian Books.

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Content. The book gives a detailed account of the last year of the British Raj, the princely states' reactions to independence (including descriptions of the Indian princes' colourful and extravagant lifestyles), the partition of British India (into India and Pakistan) on religious grounds, and the bloodshed that followed.

There is a description of the British summertime capital Shimla in the. Partition Of India The Partition of India led to the creation of two sovereign states, the Dominion of Pakistan (later Islamic Republic of Pakistan) and the Union of India (later Republic of India) on Aug and August 15respectively upon the granting of independence to File Size: 1MB.

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Indian partition was one of the hinge moments of the 20th century. The midnight division of British India into India and Pakistan, on Augustchanged everything.

The British divided and quit India in The partition of India and the creation of Pakistan uprooted entire communities and left unspeakable violence in its trail. This volume tells the story of partition through the events that led up to it, the terrors that accompanied it, to migration and resettlement.

In a new shift in the understanding of this seminal moment, the book also explores. From Plassey to Partition: A History of Modern India by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay is an ideal book for UPSC aspirants.

The Battle of Plassey is said to be one the pivotal point in deciding the fate of India as the battle proved East India company as victorious and. The first of its kind, this book studies the psychological impact of Partition through medical and psychiatric perspectives.

The Partition of India was a par. - Buy Pakistan or the Partition of India book online at best prices in india on Read Pakistan or the Partition of India book reviews & author details and more at /5(). The passage below is an excerpt from the book The Discovery of India, by Jawaharlal Nehru published in Nehru was India’s first Prime Minister and a member of India’s Congress during pre-Independence.

Nehru was actively involved in India’s Independence Movement, and he wrote the. Partition, Through A Child's Eyes, In 'The Night Diary' Veera Hiranandani's new book is a coming of age story, for both her half-Muslim, half-Hindu heroine, 12.

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The Partition of India was a partitioning of minds as much as it was a geographical division. But there has been little discussion in mental health discourse on the psychological scars it caused. This book examines the partitioning of human experience and its impact on social life and psychological health.

The Partition of British India in set in motion events that have had far-reaching consequences in South Asia – wars, military tensions, secessionist movements and militancy/terrorism.

This book looks at key events in and explores the aftermath of the Partition and its continued impact in the present-day understanding of nationhood. From Plassey to Partition is an eminently readable account of the emergence of India as a nation.

It covers about two hundred years of political and socio-economic turbulence. Of particular interest to the contemporary reader will be sections such as Early Nationalism: Discontent and Dissension, Many Voices of a Nation and Freedom with Partition.4/5(5). India was granted independence from British colonial rule at the stroke of midnight on Aug This book is about the children born in India at the exact moment of independence, and specifically two of them — who are switched in the hospital and grow up with the wrong families.

It won the Booker Prize, and then the Booker of Bookers. The British divided and quit India in The partition of India and the creation of Pakistan uprooted entire communities and left unspeakable violence in its trail.

This volume tells the story of partition through the events that led up to it, the terrors that Price: $ Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Inder Singh, Anita.

Partition of India. New Delhi: National Book Trust, (OCoLC)   It was one of the most dunderheaded moves in an imperial history chockfull with them: the partition of India. Its population distribution was such that there was no line that could neatly divide up the subcontinent.

Yet, a boundary commission was given mere six weeks to carve a Muslim-majority state from British India, and two. The Partition Library is presently under construction. Once completed, the library will be a compilation of all known resources on Partition managed by a team of volunteer staff and interns, and kept updated through your contributions.

Know of a book, movie or website. What I did know about Partition was this: in mid-Augustwhen the British finally ended their colonial occupation and “quit India,” the Subcontinent was split into two–the nation of India, and the new Muslim country of Pakistan.

Hindus and Sikhs who lived in Pakistan were forced out of their homes and fled to : Anjali Enjeti. 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 India-Pakistan Partition features an introduction reflecting on the latest research and on ways in which commemoration of the Partition has changed, and considers the Partition in light of the current .The Partition Archive Pages Media Books & Magazines Book Forgotten Atrocities: Memoirs of a Survivor of the Partition of India English (US) Español Português (Brasil) Français (France) Followers: