Divide and quit: an eye-witness account of the partition of India
This is classic first-hand account one of the most cataclysmic events of the century, the Partition of India. The author, a member of the ICS posted at Bahawalpur, offers an analysis of the Partition, describing the manifestations of communal frenzy, the efforts made to stem the terror, and the breakdown of government.
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Brief Biographies of Key Figures I
Text of Divide and Quit I The Genesis of Pakistan
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