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Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition

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After centuries of British rule, nobody expected Indian Independence and the birth of Pakistan to be so bloody - they were supposed to be the answer to the dreams of Muslims and Hindus. Jawaharlal Nehru, Gandhi's protege and the political leader of India, believed Indians were an inherently nonviolent, peaceful people. Pakistan's founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, was a secular lawyer, not a firebrand. But in August 1946, exactly a year before Independence, Calcutta erupted in street-gang fighting. A cycle of riots - targeting ...

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Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
2017, Amberley Publishing, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9781445660134

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Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
2016, Mariner Books

ISBN-13: 9780544705395

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Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
2015, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780547669212

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Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
2015, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445647937

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