Midnight's furies : the deadly legacy of India's partition

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Full title: Midnight's furies : the deadly legacy of India's partition / Nisid Hajari.
Main author: Hajari, Nisid, (Author)
Format: Book           


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264 1 |a Boston :  |b Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,  |c [2015] 
300 |a xxii, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :  |b illustrations ;  |c 24 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-311) and index. 
505 0 0 |g Prologue: a  |t train to Pakistan --  |t Fury --  |t Jinnah and Jawaharlal --  |t Madhouse --  |t Pakistan murdabad! --  |t Indian summer --  |t Off the rails --  |t "Stop this madness" --  |t Ad hoc jihad --  |t Himalayan Quagmire --  |g The  |t last battle. 
520 |a 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. 
600 1 0 |a Jinnah, Mahomed Ali,  |d 1876-1948. 
600 1 0 |a Nehru, Jawaharlal,  |d 1889-1964. 
650 0 |a India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949. 
651 0 |a India  |x History  |y Partition, 1947. 
651 0 |a Pakistan  |x History  |y 20th century. 
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