Archive | April, 2008

Book Reviews of 2007 – by Antony Copley

60 years on historians have been reassessing the extraordinary events of the sub-continent 1947-48. Sadly, in the new accounts the tragedy of partition overshadows the achievement of independence. I have played some part in the review process of this new literature. Interpretation has moved increasingly away from the machinations of the colonial state and Indian […]

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