The Partition - A Personal Reflection

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    Abstract

    The 70th anniversary of partition has illuminated the breathtaking events which accompanied the end of British rule in India, and the bloody emergence of India and Pakistan as independent states. In this personal essay, University of Dundee academic Abdullah Yusuf draws upon childhood memories and family discussions to offer a Bangladeshi perspective of partition and the subsequent events which saw East Pakistan become Bangladesh.
    Original languageEnglish
    No.3
    Specialist publicationCABLE - Scotland's monthly online international affairs magazine
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2017

    Keywords

    • colonialism and post-colonialism
    • Colonial India
    • independence
    • national identity
    • India
    • BANGLADESH
    • Pakistan

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