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Decolonization

Ends of British Imperialism: The Scramble for Empire, Suez, and Decolonization

William Roger Louis
I.B. Tauris
2006

The Terror of Decolonization: Exploring French India’s “Goonda Raj”

Author(s): 
Jessica Namakkal
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Taylor and Francis Online
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369801X.2016.1231586

Abstract: The colonial archives are filled with documents detailing incidents of arson, beatings, shootings, robberies and harassment that occurred along the contours of the numerous borders that separated French India from India following the departure of the British in 1947. The framing of these years as a period of terror wrought by “goondas” covered an underlying anxiety about the future of the nation-state and national citizenship at the moment of decolonization.

Nation Misplaced: Film, Time and Space in South Asian Decolonization

Author(s): 
Nandini Bhattacharya
Publisher/Sponsor: 
Taylor and Francis Online
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1369801X.2011.628139

Abstract: Histories and aesthetics of space intersected in South Asian decolonization. The contest for space has continued to be reflected in South Asian cinema from the 1950s to the present. Spatial politics and the aestheticization of spaces both reflect current politics and urban policies and also glance back at colonial and postcolonial histories of national fragmentation and nation-formation.

Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam Since 1850

Ayesha Jalal
Routledge India
2001

Scars of Partition: Postcolonial Legacies in French and British Borderlands

William F.S. Miles
University of Nebraska Press
2014

Production of Postcolonial India and Pakistan: Meanings of Partition

Ted Svensson
Routledge
2013

Borders and Conflict in South Asia: The Radcliffe Boundary Commission and the Partition of Punjab

Lucy P. Chester
Manchester University Press
2010

The Political Economy of the Raj, 1914-1947: The Economics of Decolonization in India

Tomlinson, B.R.
Macmillan
1979

The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan

Yasmin Khan
Yale University Press
2008

The Princes of India in the Endgame of Empire, 1917–1947

Ian Copland
Cambridge University Press
2002