Voices from Between India and Pakistan
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Amritsar by Ian Talbot
Book DescriptionThe city of Amritsar stands on the volatile border between India and Pakistan. It has been a focus for political and religious conflict since the partition of 1947. "Amritsar" brings together 25 first-hand accounts of life in a city at the epicentre of one of the largest and bloodiest forced migrations in history. The interviews explore experiences from the time of partition: from the suddenness of uprooting and the belief that the migration was only to be temporary to the enduring sense that the violence was politically and not culturally or religiously motivated. Issues raised include: the abduction and rehabilitation of women and children; the differing experiences of elite and subaltern classes; the memories of refugee convoys and camps; the hazards of border crossing; and the nostalgia for pre-Partition bonds between Muslims, Sikhs, and Hindus.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905422333
(233mm x 161mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publisher: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ian Talbot
Colonial Lahore, Hardback (February 2017)
A first general history of one of the greatest cities of South Asia, examining the impact of colonialism: socially, architecturally and politically
Pakistan, Paperback (July 2015)
Concise history of Pakistan by noted scholar.
Partition of India, Hardback (July 2009)» View all books by Ian Talbot
An account of the partition of India at independence in 1947.
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Author Biography - Ian Talbot
Ian Talbot is Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies at Coventry University. His most recent books include Pakistan: A Modern History and Khizr Tiwana, the Punjab Unionist Party and the Partition of India. Darshan Singh Tatla has been an honorary research fellow at the Centre for South Asian Studies, Coventry University and is co-author of Punjab.
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