The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan, New Edition

The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan, New Edition

by Yasmin Khan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300230321
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 08/29/2017
Edition description: 2
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 563,838
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Yasmin Khan is associate professor of history and Fellow of Kellogg College, University of Oxford, and author of The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second World War.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

List of Maps x

List of Abbreviations xi

Glossary xiii

Timeline of Major Events, 1945-50 xv

Preface to the New Edition xx

Introduction: The Plan 1

1 In the Shadow of War 11

2 Changing Regime 23

3 The Unravelling Raj 40

4 The Collapse of Trust 63

5 From Breakdown to Breakdown 81

6 Untangling Two Nations 104

7 Blood on the Tracks 128

8 Leprous Daybreak 143

9 Bitter Legacies 167

10 Divided Families 186

Epilogue 205

Notes 211

Select Bibliography 233

Index 243

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