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Pangs of Partition : Vol: I : The Parting of Ways

S Settar & Indira Baptista Gupta

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ISBN 10: 817304306X / ISBN 13: 9788173043062
Published by Manohar, New Delhi, 2002
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Contents: Introduction/S. Settar and Indira Baptista Gupta. 1. Lord mountbatten and the Punjab Boundary Commission Award/V.N. Datta. 2. Tragedy and triumph: the last days of Mahatma Gandhi/B.R. Nanda. 3. Mahatma Gandhi and the partition of India/Chittabrata Palit. 4. Congress and partition/Sucheta Mahajan. 5. The last straw that broke the nation's back: the formation of the Constituent Assembly of India/S.K. Chaube. 6. Genesis of partition/Khwaja A. Khalique. 7. Explaining partition: Congress-Muslim League coalition in UP/Salil Mishra. 8. The north-west frontier province and the partition, 8 August 15 September 1947: a view from the top/Parshotam Mehra. 9. Prelude to partition: communal politics in the central provinces and berar, 1937-1947/Kanchanmoy Mojumdar. 10. Princes, Prajamandals and partition: Congress politics and the Rajas of Orissa, 1937-1949/Jayanta Sengupta. 11. Road to nowhere: the Akalis, cripps and the Azad Punjab scheme/Bir Good Gill. 12. Tribes, partition and independence/K.S. Singh. 13. Partition and Indian business/Dwijendra Tripathi. 14. Economic irrationality of the partition of India/Shri Prakash. 15. Paradoxes of partition/Partha Sarathi Gupta. 16. One past two histories/ Lal Bahadur Varma. 17. The imperialist distortion of the partition of India: a historiographical critique of the writings of percival spear and H.V. Hodson/Bishwa Mohan Pandey. Index. "This volume aims at explaining the 'high politics' of the Partition. Seventeen renowned scholars look at the complex interplay of historical events during the last years of the 368 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 40493

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Title: Pangs of Partition : Vol: I : The Parting of...

Publisher: Manohar, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2002

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17 important scholars look at the events leading to partition. on the congress, Muslim League, British policy. Also attention to communalism, developments in the princely states, and Sikh activism. Major new restatement of the issues and historiography of the 1947 tragedy.

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