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Titel: The Long Partition and the Making of Modern ...
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New York :. Columbia University Press, 2007. Hardcover.Dustjacket. 304 .pp.(Cultures of History). - Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one of the largest displacements of people in the twentieth century. Yet this historical specificity of decolonization on the very making of a nationalized cartography of modern South Asia has largely gone unexamined. In this remarkable study based on more than two years of ethnographic and archival research, Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar argues that the combined interventions of the two postcolonial states were enormously important in shaping these massive displacements. She examines the long, contentious, and ambivalent process of drawing political boundaries and making distinct nation-states in the midst of this historic chaos.English text. Condition : very good. Condition : very good. ISBN 9780231138468[KEYWORDS: RECHT, *, *2015-16 asian law & islamic law. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 236668
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