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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 213–217.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Sankaran Krishna Partition: The Long Shadow . Edited by Urvashi Butalia . New Delhi : Zubaan Books , 2015 . 272 pp. ISBN: 9789383074778 (cloth, also available as e-book). Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition . By Devika Chawla . New York : Fordham University...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 740–741.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Suvir Kaul Partition and Locality: Violence, Migration, and Development in Gujranwala and Sialkot 1947–1961 . By Ilyas Chattha . Karachi : Oxford University Press , 2011 . xvii , 304 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013 Ilyas Chattha's Partition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 299–300.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jeffrey Wasserstrom Abstract The February 2014 issue of the Journal of Asian Studies opened with a section made up of two brief “Reflections” on partition—the traumatic South Asian developments of the late 1940s that accompanied the end of British rule over the subcontinent and led to the founding...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 309–312.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Joya Chatterji Abstract Partition, unquestionably a pivotal event of the South Asian twentieth century, has become a subject of great significance in its own right. 1 Studies of partition began with a profound reexamination of why it happened; 2 they gathered momentum as scholars looked...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Republic of Pakistan” when its first Constitution came into effect on March 23, 1956. Furthermore, of course, Pakistan underwent secession of its Eastern Province with the founding of the “People's Republic of Bangladesh” in 1971. It is hardly an exaggeration to suggest that partition is the defining event...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1114–1115.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Aparna Kumar Narrating South Asian Partition: Oral History, Literature, Cinema . By Anindya Raychaudhuri . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 . ix, 223 pp. ISBN: 9780190249748 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2022 2022 Anindya Raychaudhuri's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 516–517.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nikhil Rao Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India . By Neeti Nair . Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press , 2011 . ix, 356 pp. $58.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015 Neeti Nair's Changing Homelands...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 1059–1061.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Kavita Daiya Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India . By Deepti Misri . xi, 201 pp. Chicago : University of Illinois Press , 2014 . $90.00 (cloth, ISBN 9780252038853 ); $28.00 (paper, ISBN 9780252080395 ). Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 1032–1033.
Published: 01 November 1996
...John Broomfield Bengal Divided: Hindu Communalism and Partition, 1932–1947 . By Joya Chatterji . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1994 . xviii, 303 pp. $59.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1996 1996 1032 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES English...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 871–872.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Gail Minault Borders and Boundaries: Women in India's Partition . By Ritu Menon and Kamla Bhasin . New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press , 1998 . xiii, 274 pp. $50.00 (cloth); $20.00 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 527–528.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Elizabeth Endicott-West The Partition of the Steppe: The Struggle of the Russians, Manchus, and the Zunghar Mongols for Empire in Central Asia, 1619–1758. A Study in Power Politics . By Fred W. Bergholz . American University Studies, Series IX, History, Vol. 109. New York : Peter Lang...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1298–1299.
Published: 01 November 1994
...Frank F. Conlon India's Partition: Process, Strategy and Mobilization . Edited by Mushirul Hasan . Oxford in India Readings. Delhi : Oxford University Press , 1993 . ix, 426 pp. $32.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 1298 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (4): 1068–1095.
Published: 01 November 1998
...David Gilmartin Abstract Few events have been more important to the history of modern South Asia than the partition of the subcontinent into India and Pakistan in 1947. The coming of partition has cast a powerful shadow on historical reconstructions of the decades before 1947, while...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 435–464.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Anna Bigelow Abstract Although Punjab experienced serious violence during the 1947 partition, no one died in Malerkotla. This peace at partition is central to the collective identity of the town, founded in 1454 by a Sufi saint. Focusing on the power of the saint, his tomb shrine, and his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 292–294.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Pankaj Jain Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition . By Bhaskar Sarkar . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2009 . xi, 384 pp. $94.95 (cloth); $25.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2011 2011 This is one of the most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 641–642.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Pankaj Jain Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition . By Bhaskar Sarkar . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2009 . xi , 384 pp. $94.95 (cloth); $25.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 This is one of the most...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 May 1986
..., Partition, and Independence, 8 July–15 August 1947 . Edited by Nicholas Mansergh . London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office , 1981 (Vol. 10), 1982 (Vol. 11), and 1983 (Vol. 12). Vol. 10: cxxvi, 1,077 pp. Illustrations, Glossary, Indexes. £ 60. Vol. 11: cxxiv, 1,023 pp. Illustrations, Glossary...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 939–940.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar The Spoils of Partition: Bengal and India, 1947–1967 . By Joya Chatterji . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2007 . xvi , 342 pp. $93.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 This book joins a growing...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1279–1281.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that complexities of ethnic identification among Punjabi migrants in Delhi. Kaur argues that “Punjabi Hindus … identification with the Indian nation-state has become inextricably deeper that that among their Sikh counterparts” (p. 217). Unlike Punjabi Sikhs, Kaur suggests that Punjabi Hindu survivors of partition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (4): 871–872.
Published: 01 August 1982
...David Arnold Towards India's Freedom and Partition . By S. R. Mehrotra . New Delhi : Vikas Publishing , 1979 . vi, 276 pp. Biographical Notes, Notes, Index. N.p. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1982 1982 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 871 international boarders...