Partition of India: The Human Dimension

@article{Talbot2009PartitionOI,
  title={Partition of India: The Human Dimension},
  author={I. Talbot},
  journal={Cultural and Social History},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={403 - 410}
}
  • I. Talbot
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Cultural and Social History
The introduction sets the 'new history' of the partition of India in both its historical and historiographical context. It addresses some of the themes and methodologies of the 'new history' and demonstrates how they are taken up by the authors in this Special Issue of the Journal on the theme of the human dimension of the 1947 partition 
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