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Partition of India

Partition of India

by Ian Talbot
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ISBN-13: 2900521672565
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2009
Series: New Approaches to Asian History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ian Talbot is Professor of History at the University of Southampton. His recent publications include The Deadly Embrace: Religion, Politics and Violence in India and Pakistan 1947-2002 (ed., 2007) and Divided Cities: Partition and its Aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar 1947-1957 (2006).

Gurharpal Singh is Nadir Dinshaw Professor of Inter-Religious Relations in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham. His recent publications include Governance in Multicultural Societies (ed. with John Rex, 2004) and Culture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora (ed. with Bhikhu Parekh and Steven Vertovec, 2003).

Table of Contents

1. Understanding the partition historiography; 2. The road to 1947; 3. Violence and partition; 4. Migration and resettlement; 5. Partition legacies: ethnic and religious nationalism; 6. An enduring rivalry: India and Pakistan since 1947.

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