Citations with the tag: INDIA -- History -- Partition, 1947

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  • The Muslims and partition.
    Robinson, Francis // History Today; Sep97, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p41 

    States that the partition of India during its independence in 1947 into the sovereign states of India and Pakistan is one of the more important events of twentieth-century world history. Two issues that should be addressed by an explanation of the partition; Factors which helped to establish an...

  • Kashmir: The unanswered question.
    Hewitt, Vernon // History Today; Sep97, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p60 

    Focuses on the Kashmir dispute, as one of the legacies of the partition of India that remains unsolved fifty years on. Relationships between British India and Princely India within the Empire; Information about Dogra kingdom of Kashmir; Several key events which established the legitimacy of...

  • Bengal and Punjab: Before and beyond.
    Bernard, Jean Alphonse // History Today; Sep97, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p28 

    Focuses on the significance to India's nationalist aspirations of the partition of two of the whole of Britain's Indian Empire, namely Punjab and Bengal. Information about Bengal and Punjab; Zamindari system; Bengal Congress.

  • The Long Life of Rumor.
    Pandey, Gyanendra // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political; Apr-Jun2002, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p165 

    Examines the extent to which historical discourse on the India-Pakistan Partition takes the form of testimony or that of rumor. Importance of rumor in the record of violence; Reproduction of conditions in which rumor flourished; Commentaries and memoirs that aspire to the status of history;...

  • Group preserves fading memories of 1947 partition.
    Pandey, Gyanendra // Filipino Post; 3/20/2014, p16 

    The article provides information on the group at University of California, Berkeley with newly founded organization "The 1947 Partition Archieve" that preserves the memories of 1947 partition and it also looks at the comments of various sufferers of the partition.

  • Group preserves fading memories of 1947 partition.
    Pandey, Gyanendra // South Asian Post; 3/20/2014, p16 

    The article offers information on the organization The 1947 Partition Archive founded by volunteers at the University of California, Berkeley that uses web based crowdsourcing to record and preserve witness histories of South Asia's partition in 1947 which gave rise to India and Pakistan.

    Hill, Valerie // India (1-59084-204-9); 1998, p24 

    India got independence on 15 August 1947. However the country was partitioned and a new country, Pakistan came into being. After independence, statues of British Kings and leaders were moved to a quiet enclosure. The country suffered various national crises after independence.

  • Pratibha Umashankar: Editorial.
    Hill, Valerie // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    : The author argues against Kashmir as an unfinished agenda of the partition of 1947 in India.

  • Pratibha Umashankar: Partition Writing - An Overview.
    Hill, Valerie // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    In this article, the author focuses on partition writing related to the Indian Partition of 1947 and its discourse from the Independence time on India and mentions the conjunction of partition writing with partition history.

  • Koushiki Dasgupta: Bengali Cinema after Partition.
    Hill, Valerie // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    The article focuses on the Bengali Cinema after the Partition of India in 1947 and the politics of film culture after the partition trauma in India.

  • Mousumi Mandal: 'Ghar' and 'ghar-er bou' in Post-Partition Narratives.
    Hill, Valerie // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    In this article, the auhtor focuses on the analysis of hegemonic constructions of ideal feminine in relation to woman's position in home, with reference to the novel "Balmeek" by Narayan Sanyal and the novel "Abataranika" by Narendranath Mitra after the post-partition of India in 1947.

    Shafique, Muhammad Siddique // Economic Review (05318955); Apr2012, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p14 

    The article discusses the history of civilization flourished near river basins. It mentions that Pakistan's Punjab, a land within five main tributaries of the Indus River, was mainly partitioned based on Muslim and non-Muslim population in 1947. It also mentions that Pakistan is still trying to...

  • Chronicles of a departure remembered.
    DASGUPTA, MALANCHA // Telegraph (Calcutta, India); 8/16/2015, p4 

    The article offers information about the 1947 Partition Archive, a website bringing together the stories of Partition survivors in India.

  • Moving Stories Make Up India's '1947 Partition Archive'.
    TSERING, LISA // India -- West; 3/7/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 16, pA10 

    The article focuses on the ongoing project at that features an online Story Map showing stories from India's great migration followed by country's independence and Partition in 1947 and mentions that this partition marks the largest forced human migration in history.

  • Partition: On the Discriminations of Modernity.
    Walker, R.B.J.; Krishna, Sankaran // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political; Apr-Jun2002, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p143 

    Focuses on the efforts to identify with some of the resonances and implications of contemporary attempts to come to terms with the Partition of Pakistan and India in 1947. Discrimination problems; Justification of the response to other forms of violence; Inscription of discriminations of...

  • A Necessary Journey: A Story of Friendship and Reconciliation.
    Butalia, Urvashi // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political; Apr-Jun2002, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p147 

    Relates the story of Bir Bahadur Singh, a Sikh survivor of Partition, on his return to his village in Pakistan, 52 years after the India-Pakistan Partition in 1947. Recollection of the attacks made on the village by Muslims in March 1947; Bahadur's regret for the way Hindus and Muslims treated...

  • Boundary Commission Tilting in favour of "Other Factors".
    Qalb-i-Abid; Abid, Massarrat // Pakistan Vision; Dec2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p36 

    The article focuses on the role of the Boundary Commission in recommending division line between India and Pakistan in 1947 and reasons which led to unfavorable conditions for Pakistan. It states that pressure from Sikhs and then politician Jawaharlal Nehru influenced decisions of chairman of...

  • Partition film takes of in Delhi-Jodhpur.
    Jha, Subhash K. // Asian Pacific Post; 6/28/2012, p16 

    The article reveals that director Gurinder Chanda will begin filming a movie about the partition of India in October 2012.

  • The Rising Crescent - Sunset of the Raj.
    Hussain, Hamid // Defence Journal; 2012, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p70 

    The article focuses on how the Pakistan Military Academy was born with a new nation in 1947. It is noted that future Indian officers were being trained by Indian Military Academy (IMA) staff consisting of British and Indians of all religions and ethnicities in August 1947. It is stated that in...

  • The Erstwhile East Pakistan.
    Saeed, Usman // Hilal; 2012, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p15 

    The article focuses on teh history of partition of East Pakistan or Bangladesh. It is noted that economic conditions of Muslims of East Bengal were extremely pathetic prior to partition of the sub-continent and no infrastructure was developed in the East. It is stated that since partition, the...

  • Partition: The human cost.
    Hasan, Mushirul // History Today; Sep97, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p47 

    Looks at the reflection of the trauma and tragedy of India's partition of Bengal and Punjab through literature and personal histories. Information about M.A. Jinnah's `two-nation' theory; Search for a political explanation of partition; Impact of the partition to the Indian subcontinent.

  • Amandeep Sandhu: A Memorial of Whispers.
    Hasan, Mushirul // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    In this article, the author focuses on his visit to Auschwitz, Poland and to a Memorial in Europe, which rose due to the partition of India in 1947 and the effect of the partition on the author's family.

  • Bhagyashree S Varma: Amrita Pritam's Pinjar.
    Hasan, Mushirul // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Durbadal Bhattacharya: Gurcharan Das' A Fine Family.
    Hasan, Mushirul // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    No abstract available.

  • Ridhima Tiwari: Manto's 'A Question is Produced'.
    Hasan, Mushirul // Muse India; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 62, p1 

    A review of the essay "A Question is Produced" by Saadat Hasan Manto is presented, related to the issues of Partition of India in 1947 and its social, political and personal ramifications.

  • Peace Comes to Paradise.
    Kahn, Jeremy // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 6/16/2008 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 24, p30 

    This article reports on how the Pakistani-Indian conflict over Kashmir, India has waned significantly since 2001, and now, Kashmir is experiencing growth in tourism. However, fears of another resurgence of violence have emerged as Pakistan enters into political unrest and Pakistani militants may...

  • Peace Comes to Paradise.
    Kahn, Jeremy // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 6/16/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 24, p36 

    This article reports on how the Pakistani-Indian conflict over Kashmir, India has waned significantly since 2001, and now, Kashmir is experiencing growth in tourism. However, fears of another resurgence of violence have emerged as Pakistan enters into political unrest and Pakistani militants may...

  • '1947 Partition Archive' Starts Online Crowd-Funding.
    Kahn, Jeremy // India -- West; 1/24/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 10, pA30 

    The article reports that the 1947 Partition Archive non-profit organization has started an online crowdfunding initiative on the website to seek support from public as of January 2014 and mentions that the organization preserves accounts of the partition of India and Pakistan.

  • 1947 Partition Archive Awarded Cal Humanities Grant.
    Kahn, Jeremy // India -- West; 7/17/2015, Vol. 40 Issue 35, pA20 

    No abstract available.

  • Moral Condemnation of Partition Violence in Manto's Toba Tek Singh.
    Panthi, Dadhi Ram // International Journal of Humanities & Cultural Studies; Oct-Dec2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p700 

    The research paper; written on the theme of Indian Partition of 1947 on Saadat Hasan Manto's Toba Tek Singh; attempts to explore the quest for universal moral values. In doing so, the writer presents a character named Bishan Singh who is revolutionary in nature. His attempt to break the...

    Nasar, Hammad // ArtAsiaPacific; Jul/Aug2007, Issue 54, p42 

    The article focuses on the art made in response to the 1947 territorial partition created between India and Pakistan by British leaders. The author discusses works which deal with the concept of living in partitioned times such as photographer Farida Batool's "Line of Control," artist Zarina...

  • Partitions.
    Whittaker, Peter // New Internationalist; Jun2011, Issue 443, p41 

    The article reviews the book "Partitions," by Amit Majmudar.

  • Indian-Origin Journalist Discovers Family's Fate During Partition.
    Whittaker, Peter // India -- West; 9/25/2015, Vol. 40 Issue 45, pA44 

    No abstract available.

    Philips, Cyril // Asian Affairs; Oct86, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p243 

    Discusses issues concerning the partition of India in 1947. Legacy of the early Muslim and Mogul conquests of Hindu India; Establishment of the Government of India Act of 1935; Essential role of the Muslim League in the independence of Pakistan; Muslim provinces controlled by the League;...

  • Rakesh Tripathi: Siraiki- A Language Torn Apart.
    Tripathi, Rakesh // Muse India; Jul/Aug2011, Issue 38, p44 

    In this article, the author discusses Siraiki, one of the languages of Pakistan, which is spoken by nearly 10 percent of its total population across Pakistan. It mentions that it is believed that the language was originated from Rig Veda and belonged to the Indo-Aryan family of languages. It...

  • Muslim Women and the Partition of India: A Historiographical Silence.
    Umar Ali, Rabia // Islamic Studies; Fall2009, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p425 

    The paper seeks to underscore a major lacuna in the studies so far undertaken on the most momentous development in the twentieth century history of the subcontinent - its partition into the states of India and Pakistan. The partition has been studied by numerous scholars who approached the...

    Umar Ali, Rabia // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Pakistan; Aug2005, p2 

    Presents a brief history of Pakistan. Early history; Political developments in the partition of Pakistan from India; Political situation of the country under military dictatorships and the eventual separation of Pakistan from Bangladesh; Transition of the government from military to civilian...

  • Uncovering Histories: Iconic and not so Iconic Images and their Little-known Authors.
    Gadihoke, Sabeena // Marg: A Magazine of the Arts; Mar2008, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p40 

    This article draws attention to the presence of several visual chroniclers who photographed during the partitioning of India. These include photographers Homai Vyarawalla, P. N. Sharma, and Devendra Nath Handa. In Homai Vyarawalla's photographs, politicians like Subhas Chandra Bose were...

  • Sikh Failure on the Partition of Punjab in 1947.
    Sandhu, Akhtar Hussain // Journal of Punjab Studies; Fall2012, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p215 

    The All-India Muslim League achieved Pakistan, the Indian National Congress secured India but the Shiromani Akali Dal got nothing on the eve of the British departure in 1947 although the Sikh community had collaborated closely with the colonial power. The demand of the Sikh community for a...

    Mishra, Pankaj // New Yorker; 8/13/2007, Vol. 83 Issue 23, p80 

    The article reviews the book "Indian Summer," by Alex von Tunzelmann.

  • Mourning the Death of the Raj? Melancholia as Historical Engagement in Paul Scott's Raj Quartet.
    Mezey, Jason Howard // Studies in the Novel; Fall2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p327 

    This article presents information on the book "Raj Quartet" written by Paul Scott from 1966 to 1975. The greatest achievement of Paul Scott's "Raj Quartet" lies in its insistent recognition that the Partition of the Indian Subcontinent is a shared burden of memory for India and England alike....

    Bose, Sumantra // Journal of International Affairs; Fall2004, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p95 

    Presents an assessment of political development in the newly independent states of the South Asian subcontinent from 1947 to 1958. Number of Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs that became refugees as a result of India's partition; Discussion of political parties and state building in India and Pakistan;...

  • The Partition of IndiaBy Ian Talbot and Gurharpal Singh.
    Nair, Neeti // Journal of Islamic Studies; Sep2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p464 

    A review of the book "The Partition of India," by Ian Talbot and Gurharpal Singh is presented.

  • "Between Food and the Body": Sara Suleri's Edible Histories.
    Singh, Julietta // Journal of Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies; Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p26 

    An essay is presented on the subject of eating in Sara Suleri's book "Meatless Days", and deals with problems concerning cultural identity during the Partition period in Indian subcontinents. It offers a discussion on Suleri's historical representations of the act of eating as depicted in her...

  • India libre.
    CHATTERJEE, MANINI; ROY, ANITA // India (9781405350969); 2002, p28 

    No abstract available.

  • Kashmir and 3 June Plan.
    Saif, Lubna // Pakistan Vision; Jun2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p98 

    The article focuses on the dispute between India and Pakistan over the control of the Kashmir region, highlighting the Partition Plan announced on June 3, 1947. It states that India and Pakistan have engaged in several wars over Kashmir which have resulted to thousands of deaths. It discusses...

  • Nature of Indian Politics before 1947.
    Parveen, Kausar // Pakistan Vision; Jun2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p130 

    The article examines the political condition of India before 1947, highlighting the Partition Plan implemented on June 3, 1947. It provides background of Indian politics during the country's struggle to be independent which started when the Indian National Congress was established in 1885. It...

    Nittali, Kirankumar // International Journal of Social Sciences & Education; 2012, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p206 

    India's independence and partition in the year 1947 has been an area of literary interest for writers across the globe. Sadat Hasan Manto is one of the most prominent writers of that time portraying both pre and post phases of the spatial divide of 1947. A short story writer in Urdu, Manto's...

  • Borderless Spaces and Cartographic Places in Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines.
    Guejalatchoumy, K. // Labyrinth: An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studi; Jan2015, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p67 

    This paper is an attempt to read Amitav Ghosh's text The Shadow Lines from the perspective of the impact of the partition of India not just on the generation which experienced it but the repercussions it had on people of different generations, religions and places. The paper explores two major...

  • Midnight's children.
    Tripathi, Salid; Saunders, Frances Stonor // New Statesman; 8/6/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 4549, p26 

    Presents an overview of the depiction of the relationship between India and Pakistan through the motion picture industry in India as of 2001. Review of several motion pictures; Overview of politics and government in India; Reasons for the difficulty of filmmakers to tackle the issue on partition.

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