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A Different War Dance: State and Class in India 1939–1945
Much modern history has been written under the influence of imperialism and nationalism. These intoxicants, so often successful in instilling solidarity and pride, have often also blurred our visionExpand
The Shiver of 1942
never happened. That event was a major Japanese invasion of India in 1942. Beyond the insight that this invasion did not occur, there are good reasons why the theme has not been minutely examinedExpand
The fables of nationalism
Words sometimes contain interpretations. The events of 1857 in India have been described by some writers as a Sepoy Mutiny, and by other writers as a War of Inde pendence. The first descriptionExpand
Book Review: Neeti Nair, Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India
NEETI NAIR, Changing Homelands: Hindu Politics and the Partition of India, Ranikhet: Permanent Black, 2011, pp. 343.
Book Reviews : JOYA CHATTERJI, Bengal Divided: Hindu Communalism and Partition, 1932-1947, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1994, 303 pp
This book tells the sad story of Bengal’s bhadralok. According to Chatterji, their decline in the last fifteen years of British rule was both political and economic. The Communal Award of 1932 gaveExpand