Inventing Boundaries: Gender, Politics, and the Partition of India

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Mushirul Hasan
Oxford University Press, 2000 - History - 393 pages
This volume is a selection of the most significant writings on India's Partition. It rexamines why a people with a history of shared living and overlapping cultures responded so intensely to symbols of discord and experienced one of the most cataclysmic events in twentieth century history.

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Contents

Indias Partition Revisited
1
Memories of a Fragmented Nation
26
Thoughts on Pakistan
47
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Mushirul Hasan is a Professor of Modern Indian History at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

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