|Statement||Anita Inder Singh.|
|Series||Oxford University South Asian studies series|
The Origins of the Partition of India (Oxford University South Asian Studies Series) Paperback – November 8, Cited by: The Origins Of The Partition Of India, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Britain's transfer of power to India and /5(4). History of India | The Partition of India was the division of the Presidencies and Provinces of British India conceived under the two-nation theory that resulted in formation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan, in the British Commonwealth of Nations. The Indian Independence Act partitioned British India bringing an end of the British Raj.
Books about the Indian Subcontinental Partition These are books, both fiction and non-fiction, dealing with the Partition that affected present-day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Books have been added to the list because they have been recommended by someone who has read them. Buy The Partition of British India: The History and Legacy of the Division of the British Raj into India and Pakistan by Charles River Editors (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(14). Indian partition was one of the hinge moments of the 20th century. The midnight division of British India into India and Pakistan, on August , changed everything. 1)) Freedom at Midnight: Because it gives a very extensive account of political scenario of the times during which all decisions related to partition, were taken. The book also describes in detail the lives of princes of princely states and how.
The Partition of British India: The History and Legacy of the Division of the British Raj into India and Pakistan by Charles River Editors | 19 Jul out of 5 stars 7. The partition of India split British India into the countries of India and Pakistan in This partition was part of the end of British rule over the Indian subcontinent, called British partition was caused in part by the two-nation theory presented by Choudhary Rehmat Ali, due to presented religious issues. Pakistan became a Muslim country, and India remained a secular country. The Partition of India was the partition of the Presidencies and provinces of British India that led to the creation of the sovereign states of the Dominion of Pakistan (it later split into Pakistan and Bangladesh) and the Union of India (later Republic of India) on 15 August This book sensibly dispels the notion that Partition was in any way the result of imperial policies of divide and rule. Almost all its British protagonists emerge as deeply committed to the unity of the subcontinent, which the Raj, more than any other Indian empire, had forged over two centuries.