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Published: 08 January 2019

208 Pages | 1 map (published with OUP earlier)

ISBN: 9780199488698

Bookseller Code (01)

The Partition of India

Haimanti Roy

Oxford India Short Introductions Series

  • A comprehensive account of the causes, experience and aftermath of the Partition in both Punjab and Bengal and its legacies in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Most books on this subject make the partition in the west a central event, while not much attention is focused on the events in Bengal.
  • Aimed not only at scholarly groups but also the general reader interested to know the basics of the event. Other monographs mainly target an academic audience of South Asian scholars.
  • It guides the reader through the complex origin story of India and Pakistan in an accessible way.
  • It functions as the first line of enquiry into the Partition but also indicate paths to further reading and research