The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan

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The Partition of India in 1947 promised its people both political and religious freedom--through the liberation of India from British rule, and the creation of the Muslim state of Pakistan. Instead, the geographical divide brought displacement and death, and it benefited the few at the expense of the very many. Thousands of women were raped, at least one million people were killed, and ten to fifteen million were forced to leave their homes as refugees. One of the first events of decolonization in the twentieth century, ...

The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300143331

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The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

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