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Author Pandey, Gyanendra, 1949-

Title Remembering partition : violence, nationalism, and history in India / Gyanendra Pandey
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages)
Series Contemporary South Asia ; 7
Contemporary South Asia ; 7
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-211) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communalism -- India.
Nationalism -- India.
India -- History -- Partition, 1947.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001025600
ISBN 0511018975 (electronic bk.)
0511044496 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
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9780511119880 (electronic bk.)
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