Divide and Quit: An Eyewitness Account of the Partition of India

Divide and Quit: An Eyewitness Account of the Partition of India

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Overview

This is classic first-hand account one of the most cataclysmic events of the century, the Partition of India. The author, a member of the ICS posted at Bahawalpur, offers an analysis of the Partition, describing the manifestations of communal frenzy, the efforts made to stem the terror, and the breakdown of government.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195644227
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/28/1998
Series: Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 6 Years

About the Author

Penderel Moon was an ICS officer in the British government that ruled India. He was a witness to the events of the Partition. Tapan Raychaudhuri was formerly Professor of History at St Antony's College, Oxford. Mark Tully is a journalist and was formerly the BBC correspondent in India.

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