Kashmir, 1947; Rival Versions of History

Kashmir, 1947; Rival Versions of History

by Prem Shankar Jha
     
 

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This book is a careful documentation of the accession of Kashmir in 1947 based on declassified papers, correspondence and reports that have become available in the recent years. It provides a day to day account of the critical times when the fate of Kashmir was 'decided' in the context of Britain's geo-political compulsions and strategies.

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This book is a careful documentation of the accession of Kashmir in 1947 based on declassified papers, correspondence and reports that have become available in the recent years. It provides a day to day account of the critical times when the fate of Kashmir was 'decided' in the context of Britain's geo-political compulsions and strategies.

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"Jha contributes a refreshing, spirited, and well written study to the corpus of literature on Kashmir."—American Historical Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195637663
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/23/1996
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.58(d)

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Prem Shankar Jha is a columnist with the Hindu and Business Standard.

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