Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition

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The Indian Independence Act of 1947 granted India freedom from British rule, signaling the formal end of the British Raj in the subcontinent. This freedom, though, came at a price: partition, the division of the country into India and Pakistan, and the communal riots that followed. These riots resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1 million Hindus and Muslims and the displacement of about 20 million persons on both sides of the border. This watershed socioeconomic-geopolitical moment cast an enduring shadow on India's ...

Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition 2014, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823256440

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Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition 2014, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823256433

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