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The spoils of Partition

Bengal and India, 1947-1967

by Joya Chatterji

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West Bengal (India) -- History,
  • Bengal (India) -- History -- Partition, 1947,
  • India -- History -- Partition, 1947

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 320-331) and index.

    StatementJoya Chatterji.
    SeriesCambridge studies in Indian history and society -- 15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS485.B493 C495 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19520779M
    ISBN 109780521875363
    LC Control Number2008271055

    After exploiting India’s divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or.   “Partition,” this book underscores, cannot be confined either to the Punjab or to a few months of communal violence in the dying days of British rule. Very clearly, its significance shaped political, social, and economic developments in West Bengal for years to come, and not necessarily in the ways for which its architects had hoped and Author: Sarah Ansari.

    This argument, a carry-over from her previous book, Bengal Divided: Hindu Communalism and Partition (Cambridge, ), is persuasive except that it takes the British rulers and their policies out of the partition process. This make the partition of Bengal in seem like the product of a fight for spoils between the Hindu bhadralok and the Author: RUDRANGSHU MUKHERJEE. Joya Chatterji, The Spoils of Partition: Bengal and India, –, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, , pp. xvi + Author: Rakesh Batabyal.

    Britain relinquishes power, the partition off of Pakistan occurs, and the book ends shockingly in the midst of the Hindu-Muslim riots on Scott's writing is sublime - dense, but sublime. As usual, there are parts, in particular dealing with the politics, that are dull and require I think some knowledge of the time that I didn't seem to /5(13). therein. It was this path-breaking book which illuminated the very significant, and till then ignored, role of the Bengali Hindu Bhadralok in bringing about the partition of Bengal. The Spoils of Partition, carries the story further. Here the focus is on the aftermath of Partition in .


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