No Woman's Land: Women from Pakistan, India & Bangladesh Write on the Partition of India

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Ritu Menon
Women Unlimited, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 202 pages
Never Before Has A Single Volume Featured Non-Fiction Writing By Women From Pakistan, India And Bangladesh On The Partion Of India. Here, For The First Time Are Ismat Chughtai, Sara Suleri, Anees Kidwai, Phulrenu Guha, Meghna Guha-Thakurta, Shehla Shibli, Manikuntala Sen, Kamlaben Patel And Many Others, Speaking And Writing About Communalisma Nd Literature, What They Learnt From Refugees, What Partition Means To Them 50 Years Later, And How They Define Themselves--Hindus? Muslims? Indians? Pakistanis? All Of These Or None? Either Or Neither? Not-Indian Not-Pakistani? Bangladeshi Not Pakistani? Above Al, Their Accounts Raise That Most Troubling Question: Do Women Have A Country? An Unusual Mix Of Memoirs, Interviews, Reminiscences And Reflective Essays, This Anthology Is The First Attempt To Present Women`S Voices On The Partion Of India Based On The Experience Of Three Countries.

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Contents

No Womans Land
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Excellent Things in Women
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Papa and Pakistan
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Copyright

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