The Deadly Embrace: Religion, Politics, and Violence in India and Pakistan, 1947-2002

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Ian Talbot
Oxford University Press, 2007 - History - 191 pages
The connection between religion, politics and violence is a controversial and pressing concern in the life of the subcontinent. This study attempts to unpick some of these linkages by means of a series of detailed historical case studies that cover the period from 1947 until 2002.

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Contents

Partition and the Absence of Communal Violence
16
Out of Control? Partition Violence and the State
36
The State and Religious Diversity
60
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Ian Talbot is Professor of History at the University of Southampton. His recent publications include The Deadly Embrace: Religion, Politics and Violence in India and Pakistan 1947 2002 (ed., 2007) and Divided Cities: Partition and its Aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar 1947 1957 (2006).

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