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Freedom At Midnight
Freedom At Midnight

Freedom At Midnight

by Larry Collins

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Language

English

Publisher

UBS Publishers

ISBN

8125904808 - Year: 1999 - Pages: 500

Binding

Paperback

Larry Collins

Author: Larry Collins
Dominique Lapierre/
Publisher: UBS Publishers
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 500
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8125904808

Description

A splendid book to understand the events leading to the transfer of Power in India in 1947. An absolute masterpiece of insightful reporting, this work has been described as irreplaceable. It makes an enlightened and exciting reading in the 50th year of India's independence.

Contents

Illustrations and Maps

Preface to New Edition

Prologue

A Race Destined to Govern and Subdue
Walk Alone, Walk Alone
Leave India to God
A Last Tattoo for the Dying Raj
An Old Man and his Shattered Dream
A Precious Little Place
Palaces and Tigers, Elephants and Jewels
A Day Cursed by the Stars
The Most Complex Divorce in History
We Will Always Remain Brothers
While the World slept
Oh Lovely Dawn of Freedom
Our People Have Gone Mad
The Greatest Migration in History
Kashmir – only Kashmir!
Two Brahmins from Poona
Let Gandhi Die
The Vengeance of Madanlal Pahwas
We Must Get Gandhi Before the Police Get Us
The Second Crucifixion

Epilogue
What they became
Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Notes
Index

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