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Spirals of Contention: Why India was partitioned in 1947

March 8, 2009

BOOK REVIEW: Partition with nationalist goggles off —by Khaled Ahmed in the Daily Times

Spirals of Contention: Why India was partitioned in 1947
By Satish Saberwal
Routledge (2008);

The distraction for Deoband was British Raj; the distraction for the state of Pakistan in 2009 is America. It didn’t work before 1947 and it is not working in 2009, to the annoyance of most Pakistanis living under the pan-Islamic narrative of anti-Americanism which splices with Pakistan’s India-driven nationalism through the ‘divine untruth’ of an Indian-American-Israeli nexus

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