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