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Liberty Or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division By Patrick French

Liberty Or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division
by Patrick French

On 14th August 1947, Britain's 300-year-old Indian Empire collapsed. This text examines this event, analyzing the rise of India's freedom movement, the disastrous mistakes made by politicians, and the interplay between figures such as Churchill, Mountbatten and Gandhi.
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Liberty Or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division Summary


On 14th August 1947, Britain's 300-year-old Indian Empire collapsed and mass migration occurred as Muslims fled north and Hindus fled south. This text examines this event, analyzing the rise of India's freedom movement, the growth of Congress and the Muslim League, and the transfer of power into Indian hands. The book examines the disastrous mistakes made by politicians, and the interplay between figures such as Churchill, Mountbatten and Gandhi. The sources used range from newly declassified secret documents to the memories of refugees. The book has been published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of India's independence.

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Sku
GOR001255817
Title
Liberty Or Death: India's Journey to Independence and Division
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
352
ISBN 10
0002557711
ISBN 13
9780002557719
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