A Division of the Spoils

A Division of the Spoils

Paperback - 1998
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After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.
Publisher: Chicago :, University of Chicago Press,, 1998
Edition: University of Chicago Press edition
Copyright Date: ©1975
ISBN: 9780226743448
Branch Call Number: FIC SCO
Characteristics: 597 pages ; 22 cm

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