August 14-15th, 1947 mark what’s known as partition in South Asian history.
Partition is now. It isn’t in the past
t’s time to heal the ongoing ramifications of partition. Remembering our interconnectedness & mutuality throughout time might build needed solidarity.
Taking the partitions of British India rather than the two world wars as the century’s inflection points, Joya Chatterji examines how issues of nationalism, internal and external migration, and technological innovation contributed to South Asia’s tumultuous twentieth century.
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