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Remembering partition [electronic resource] : violence, nationalism, and history in India / Gyanendra Pandey.

By: Pandey, Gyanendra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contemporary South Asia: 7.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 p.).ISBN: 0511018975 (electronic bk.); 9780511018978 (electronic bk.); 052180759X; 9780521807593; 0521002508 (pbk.); 9780521002509 (pbk.); 0511044496 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511044496 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511155514; 9780511155512; 0511119887 (electronic bk.); 9780511119880 (electronic bk.); 9780511613173 (electronic bk.); 0511613172 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): India -- History -- Partition, 1947 | Nationalism -- India | Communalism -- India | HISTORY | Electronic books | Communalism -- India.; Nationalism | Communalisme -- Inde | Nationalisme -- Inde | Inde -- Histoire -- 1947 (Partage) | Delingen (politieke geografie) | Geschiedschrijving | Geweld | Nationalisme | Teilung | IndienGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Remembering partition.DDC classification: 954.03/5 Other classification: 15.75 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 By way of introduction; 2 The three partitions of 1947; 3 Historians' history; 4 The evidence of the historian; 5 Folding the local into the national: Garhmukhteshwar, November 1946; 6 Folding the national into the local: Delhi 1947...1948; 7 Disciplining difference; 8 Constructing community; Select bibliography; Index;
Summary: Gyan Pandey's book is a compelling examination of the violence that marked the Partition of India and how it is remembered. It is also a critique of history-writing and nationalist myth-making. This is a book for historians of South Asia, sociologists, and all those concerned with the Indian subaltern story.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-211) and index.

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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 By way of introduction; 2 The three partitions of 1947; 3 Historians' history; 4 The evidence of the historian; 5 Folding the local into the national: Garhmukhteshwar, November 1946; 6 Folding the national into the local: Delhi 1947...1948; 7 Disciplining difference; 8 Constructing community; Select bibliography; Index;

Gyan Pandey's book is a compelling examination of the violence that marked the Partition of India and how it is remembered. It is also a critique of history-writing and nationalist myth-making. This is a book for historians of South Asia, sociologists, and all those concerned with the Indian subaltern story.

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