India's Partition: The Story of Imperialism in Retreat

Synopsis

The partition of India was neither inevitable, nor the result of a British gameplan. Instead, the author argues, it was a convergence of complex socio-economic reality and political compulsions, thrown in the wake of an intense colonial encounter, that provided the setting for the climactic event of partition and independence.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2004

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