Towards Freedom: Documents on the Movement for independence in India, 1947, Part 2

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ISBN:

9780199454662

Publication date:

15/06/2015

Hardback

1448 pages

290.0x220.0mm

Price: 5995.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780199454662

Publication date:

15/06/2015

Hardback

1448 pages

290.0x220.0mm

Volume Editor: Prof. Sucheta Mahajan

Part of the Towards Freedom Series, this volume contains documents related to the year 1947. It consists of two sections: the first discusses the developments in the British dominions while the second section focuses on the Princely States. In the first section, the story of India's independence unfurls through documents related to constituent assembly, partition in Bengal, Punjab, Northwest Frontier Provinces, and Sylhet. The section includes documents on the Interim Government and the India Independence Bill as well as the problem of communalism which became prominent in several parts of India. In the second section, these concerns are explored in the Princely States through a systematic investigation of the developments in north, south, and east India. 

Suitable for: This book will be of considerable interest to scholars and students of modern Indian history.   

Rights:  World Rights

Volume Editor: Prof. Sucheta Mahajan

Volume Editor: Prof. Sucheta Mahajan

Table of contents

Contents
 
General Editor's Preface 
Editor's Introduction 
Acknowledgements 
List of Abbreviations
Calendar of Documents
 
Section III: 3 June 1947 to 15 August 1947
 
25. Constituent Assembly 
26. Partition Award and After 
27. Interim Government 
28. Indian Independence Bill 
29. Boundary Commissions 
30. Governor-General(s) for the Dominions 
31. Partition of Punjab 
32. Partition of Bengal 
33. Referendum in NWFP and Sylhet 
34. Contending with Communalism 
35. Communalism: Provinces 
36. Minority Groups and Displaced Populations 
37. Volunteer Organizations 
 
Section IV: PRINCELY STATES: 1 January 1947 to 15 August 1947
 
38. Princely States, Constituent Assembly, and Accession 
39. All India States People's Conference and All India States 
Muslim League
40. North Indian States 
41. South Indian States 
42. Western Indian States 
43. Central Indian States 
44. Eastern Indian States 
 
About the Editors 

Index 

Volume Editor: Prof. Sucheta Mahajan

Volume Editor: Prof. Sucheta Mahajan

Volume Editor: Prof. Sucheta Mahajan

Table of contents

Contents
 
General Editor's Preface 
Editor's Introduction 
Acknowledgements 
List of Abbreviations
Calendar of Documents
 
Section III: 3 June 1947 to 15 August 1947
 
25. Constituent Assembly 
26. Partition Award and After 
27. Interim Government 
28. Indian Independence Bill 
29. Boundary Commissions 
30. Governor-General(s) for the Dominions 
31. Partition of Punjab 
32. Partition of Bengal 
33. Referendum in NWFP and Sylhet 
34. Contending with Communalism 
35. Communalism: Provinces 
36. Minority Groups and Displaced Populations 
37. Volunteer Organizations 
 
Section IV: PRINCELY STATES: 1 January 1947 to 15 August 1947
 
38. Princely States, Constituent Assembly, and Accession 
39. All India States People's Conference and All India States 
Muslim League
40. North Indian States 
41. South Indian States 
42. Western Indian States 
43. Central Indian States 
44. Eastern Indian States 
 
About the Editors 

Index 

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