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

@article{Tinker1977PressurePD,
  title={Pressure, Persuasion, Decision: Factors in the Partition of the Punjab, August 1947},
  author={Hugh Tinker},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={1977},
  volume={36},
  pages={695 - 704}
}
  • H. Tinker
  • Published 1 August 1977
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
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