Pressure, Persuasion, Decision: Factors in the Partition of the Punjab, August 1947

  title={Pressure, Persuasion, Decision: Factors in the Partition of the Punjab, August 1947},
  author={Hugh Tinker},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  pages={695 - 704}
  • H. Tinker
  • Published 1 August 1977
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
A sense of grievance over a “lost territory” may come to dominate the internal and external politics of a country. France's mourning over Alsace-Lorraine from 1870 to 1918, West German sensitiveness over the Oder-Neisser line in the 1950s and 60s, the Arab obsession with Israel—all are examples of states and peoples who will not forget the lands that have been torn from them. Pakistan is unique as a country with a sense of bitterness and grievance for territories that have never formed part of… 

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