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Author Hajari, Nisid, author.

Title Midnight's furies : the deadly legacy of India's partition / Nisid Hajari. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 328 pages) : illustrations
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Contents Prologue: a train to Pakistan -- Fury -- Jinnah and Jawaharlal -- Madhouse -- "Pakistan murdabad!" -- Indian summer -- Off the rails -- "Stop this madness" -- Ad hoc jihad -- Himalayan quagmire -- The last battle -- Epilogue: deadly legacy.
Summary Describes how a cycle of rioting and violence leading up to the partition of India and birth of Pakistan resulted in brutal and widespread ethnic cleansing on both sides of the border, creating a divide between India and Pakistan that persists decades later.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-311) and index.
Subject Jinnah, Mahomed Ali, 1876-1948.
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964.
Jinnah, Mahomed Ali, 1876-1948. (OCoLC)fst00047357
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964. (OCoLC)fst00043065
India-Pakistan Conflict (1947-1949) (OCoLC)fst00968996
Partition of India (1947) (OCoLC)fst01353944
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Subject India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949.
India -- History -- Partition, 1947.
Pakistan -- History -- 20th century.
India. (OCoLC)fst01210276
Pakistan. (OCoLC)fst01210275
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Hajari, Nisid. Midnight's furies Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015 9780547669212 (DLC) 2014034426 (OCoLC)885225559
ISBN 9780547669243 : $15.95
0547669240 : $15.95
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