The Deadly Embrace: Religion, Politics, and Violence in India and Pakistan, 1947-2002
Oxford University Press, 2007 - History - 191 pages
Thus, the book makes important contributions towards both the provision of empirical data and the theory of the interconnection between religion, politics and violence on the subcontinent."--BOOK JACKET.
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