India Partitioned: The Other Face of Freedom (BOK)

Mushirul Hasan

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The Partition of India cast its lengthy shadows on two generations of the subcontinent. Ordinary people across borders were sucked into its vortex as unconscious and innocent actors, as maddened mobs. Drawing on short stories, poems, satirical writings, eye-witness accounts, and interviews, these two volumes document the anguish and sense of betrayal at the freedom gained. These writings are a reminder of how partition cruelly displaced millions, divided India's past, wrecked its civilisational rhythm and unity and left behind a seemingly constant legacy of hostility, bitterness, and rancour between the people and government of India and Pakistan.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Mushirul Hasan
Forlag
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS CLUB
ISBN 9788174369550
Antall sider 596 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 4,3cm
Vekt 771 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, Asian history