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Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House
Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House
Collins, Larry2017
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A detailed narrative of the thirteen months leading to the independence of the Indian subcontinent in February 1948, centering on major and minor figures and on the social and personal upheavals attendant on independence and partition.
Main title:
Imprint:
London : William Collins, 2017.
Collation:
xxi, 628 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Notes:
First published in 1975.Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
"Race destined to govern and subdue"-- "walk alone, Walk alone"-- "Leave India to god"-- Last tattoo for a dying Raj -- Old man andd his shattered dream -- Photograph section -- Precious little place -- Palaces and tigers, elephants and jewels "-- "Day cursed by the stars "-- Most complex divorce in history"-- "We will always remain brothers"-- While the world slept"-- "O lovely dawn of freedom"-photograph section"-- "Our people have gone mad"-- Greatest migration in history"-- "Kashmir-only Kashmir!"-- Two Brahmans from Poona -- "Let Gandhi die"-- Vengeance of Mandalas Pahwa -- "We must get Gandhi before the police get us"-- Second crucifixion -- Epilogue -- What the became -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Photographic credits -- Index.
ISBN:
9780008247782
Dewey class:
954.04
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryHistory954.04 COLOnloan - Due: 07 Feb 2022
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