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;...

  • DEVOLVING WATER SHARING ARRANGEMENTS.
    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...

  • Group preserves fading memories of 1947 partition.
    Shafique, Muhammad Siddique // 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.
    Shafique, Muhammad Siddique // 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.

  • 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 1947PartitionArchive.org 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Peace Comes to Paradise.
    Kahn, Jeremy // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 6/16/2008, 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, 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...

  • LINES OF CONTROL.
    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...

  • 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...

  • '1947 Partition Archive' Starts Online Crowd-Funding.
    Hussain, Hamid // 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 www.indiegogo.com to seek support from public as of January 2014 and mentions that the organization preserves accounts of the partition of India and Pakistan.

  • 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...

  • HISTORY.
    Tripathi, Rakesh // 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • India or North America? Reflections on Nicholas Mansergh's Partition Paradigm.
    Mioche, Antoine // Eire-Ireland; Spring/Summer2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1/2, p290 

    This essay discusses views of scholar Nicholas Mansergh regarding the partitioning of Ireland as related to that of India. Mansergh suggested both nations were partitioned not as a result of British rule but competing nationalism. The author suggests Mansergh overlooks the use of partition in...

  • PARTITIONING INDIA.
    NINIAN, ALEX // Contemporary Review; Spring2010, Vol. 292 Issue 1696, p108 

    The article reviews the book "The Partition of India," by Ian Talbot and Gurharpal Singh.

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

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

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

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

  • 1947: The End of the Raj.
    Edidin, Peter // New York Times Upfront; 1/30/2006, Vol. 138 Issue 9, p16 

    The article presents the historical background of the territorial partition of India. The role of Mahatma Gandhi in gaining Indian independence is cited. The nonviolent campaigns undertaken by Gandhi are described. The factors that contributed to the division of India is cited. The advantages...

  • Making the New Commonwealth (Book Review).
    Busch, Briton C. // American Historical Review; Oct89, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p1157 

    Reviews the book 'Making the New Commonwealth,' by R.J. Moore.

  • Partition: Not one man's folly.
    Tully, Mark // India Today; 8/31/2009, p5 

    The author asserts that both leaders in India and Pakistan should admit that their had erred in the 1947 Partition. He says that the issue on who was responsible for Partition, which was prompted by Jaswant Singh's biography of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, has shown that Jawaharlal Nehru is honoured too...

  • A BLOODY MESS.
    Pant, Harsh V. // Review of Politics; Fall2008, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p672 

    The article reviews the book "The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan," by Yasmin Khan.

  • 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....

  • The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan.
    Ninian, Alex // Contemporary Review; Summer2008, Vol. 290 Issue 1689, p234 

    The article reviews the book "The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan," by Yasmin Khan.

  • DECOLONIZATION AND STATE BUILDING IN SOUTH ASIA.
    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...

  • Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India.
    Talbot, Ian // American Historical Review; Feb2012, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p184 

    The article reviews the book "Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India," by Neeti Nair.

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

    No abstract available.

  • A Beautiful Lie.
    Wright, Eileen // Library Media Connection; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p74 

    A review of the book "A Beautiful Lie," by Irfan Master is presented.

  • Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India.
    Singh, Priyanka // Canadian Journal of History; Autumn2012, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p470 

    The article reviews the book "Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India," by Neeti Nair.

  • A Moment Comes.
    Flaherty, Jennifer // Library Media Connection; Oct2013, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p74 

    The article reviews the book "A Moment Comes," by Jennifer Bradbury.

  • PERSPECTIVES OF PRE-PARTITION INDIA: A REFERENCE TO THE WORKS OF SAADAT HASAN MANTO.
    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...

  • 'Forgotten Atrocities' on Partition Now Available.
    Nittali, Kirankumar // India -- West; 3/7/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 16, pA28 

    No abstract available.

  • A Beautiful Lie.
    Diorio, Geri // School Library Journal; Oct2012, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p145 

    A review of the book "A Beautiful Lie," by Irfan Master is presented.

  • The Independence of India and Pakistan: Sixtieth Anniversary Reflections, University of Southampton, 17–20 July 2007.
    Khan, Yasmin // History Workshop Journal; Apr2008, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p276 

    The article discusses the highlights of a conference titled "The Independence of India and Pakistan: Sixtieth Anniversary Reflections" held at the University of Southampton in England from July 17-20, 2007. Discussions focused on the humanitarian disasters which surrounded the disengagement from...

  • The Partition of India.
    Mathur, Nameeta // Canadian Journal of History; Spring/Summer2011, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p205 

    A review of the book "The Partition of India," by Ian Talbot and Gurharpal Singh is presented, which is part of the New Approaches to Asian History series.

  • Editor's Introduction.
    Giddings, Paula J. // Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism; Apr2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, pv 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the issue's topics, including the reception of South African activist Winnie Madikizela Mandela in the U.S. press, an essay on literature about the suicides of women during India's 1947 partition in Punjab, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

  • THE CONTEMPORARY PERIOD, 1945-2000 - SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA, 1945-2000 - SOUTH ASIA, 1945-2000 - OVERVIEW.
    Giddings, Paula J. // Encyclopedia of World History; 2001, p994 

    Information on several issues related to politics and governments in South Asia during the period of 1945-2000 is presented. Great Britain's withdrawal marked independence and partition in 1947 to two countries, India and Pakistan. Indian population grew from 389 million in 1941, to 439.2...

  • THE CONTEMPORARY PERIOD, 1945-2000 - SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA, 1945-2000 - SOUTH ASIA, 1945-2000 - BRITISH INDIA, TO INDEPENDENCE AND PARTITION.
    Giddings, Paula J. // Encyclopedia of World History; 2001, p994 

    An overview of the prominent historic events of South Asian countries including India and Pakistan during 1945-2000 is presented. On March 14, 1946, the British government granted full independence to India. On July 5, 1947, the Indian Independence Bill was proposed into Indian Parliament. On...

  • TRACING THE HISTORY OF THE PUNJAB PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY.
    Haroon, Miss Abeeda; Mahmood, Khalid // Parliamentarian; 2009, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p266 

    The history of the provincial assembly in the Punjab province of Pakistan is presented. Pakistan, founded in 1947 at the end of British rule of India, has a parliamentary form of government with a bicameral federal legislature and unicameral provincial assemblies in each of its four provinces....

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