A gathering of memories of a bygone era, Common Heritage recalls life in the subcontinent as it was before the bitterness of politics marred human relations between the major communities of pre-partition India. Through the accounts of its eight notable Indian or Pakistani contributors, this book makes an important statement by highlighting old friendships and a common past.
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Muhammad Ali Siddiqui is Director of the Quaid-i-Azam Academy.Review:
'an honest and touching record of the views and feelings of a cross-section of the representative intelligentsia of Pakistan and India. OUP deserves to be congratulated for having published a volume which leaves the readers on both sides of the Great Divide with a sense of hope rather than
despair as the nation celebrates the 50th year of independence.'
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0195778081
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 195778081