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Nation building

Curating the Partition: dissonant heritage and Indian nation building

Ted Svensson
International Journal of Heritage Studies

The article analyses recent public initiatives to memorialise the establishment of India and Pakistan as postcolonial states in terms of violent partitioning rather than as a successful act of independence from British imperialism. The twin focal points of the article are the Partition Museum in Amritsar and the online 1947 Partition Archive.

Patel: A Life

Rajmohan Gandhi
Navajivan Trust

Understanding the Founding Fathers: An Enquiry into the Indian Republic's Beginnings

Rajmohan Gandhi
Aleph Book Company