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൜ [PDF]-Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition ⿉ ePUB By Nisid Hajari ᑷ ൜ [PDF]-Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition ⿉ ePUB By Nisid Hajari ᑷ A fine unwinding of an epic event Booklist Hajari skillfully picks through this perilous historyA carefully restrained and delineated account makes for chilling reading Kirkus Pakistan is perhaps the worlds most dangerous country a combustible mix of nuclear weapons, jihadis, bloody borders, and a dysfunctional state You can only truly understand the country by going to its roots Nisid Hajari does just that in this powerful, intelligent, and beautifully written book He finds in Indias partition and its aftermath mistakes, compromises, and cowardice as well as all the ideology, venom, and violence that have now erupted onto the global stage Hajari presents the history like a detective story and you will be swept along Except in this case, none of us knows how it will end Fareed Zakaria, author of The Post American World History is about grand cultural and geographical forces within which individual leaders must, nevertheless, take moral responsibility for better and worse outcomes Nisid Hajaris meticulous study of Indias birth captures this dichotomy brilliantly Robert D Kaplan, author of Monsoon The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power Indias partition in 1947 was a traumatic event unparalleled in its human toll since World War II Its legacy continues to haunt both India and Pakistan and threaten global security Yet the train of events that culminated in the paroxysm of violence and partition have remained shrouded in mystery Midnights Furies relies on fresh historical sources to go beyond the familiar debate about why Hindus and Muslims were at odds over the future of India, and shows how decisions by leaders reacting to unfolding events sealed the fate of united India and produced the cycle of violence that forever marked the peoples and governments of the region Well researched and eminently readable, this haunting account puts into the proper perspective both history and current events Vali Nasr, author of The Shia Revival and The Dispensable Nation Nisid Hajari brings new research, deep involvement, and a keen intelligence to write a history that brings so many people to life and will have you sitting on the edge of your seat Today, with Pakistan facing unprecedented extremist violence and a hardline right wing government in New Delhi that wants no dialogue with Islamabad, we could be on the brink of furies being unleashed A must read Ahmed Rashid, author of Pakistan on the Brink and Taliban The Partition of British ruled India in 1947 was a momentous event in world history, which has impacted the war on terror as well as the politics and economy of Asia to a degree that is still not fully understood Nisid Hajaris book illuminates it with a rare political acuity, narrative verve and stylistic elegance Unravelling canonized reputations and highlighting obscure ones, he shows how a large part of humanity came into its political inheritance, and the wounds this violent process left on the body politic of India and Pakistan Anyone wondering hownuclear armed South Asia came to be vulnerable to religious extremism will find clear and profound answers here Pankaj Mishra, author of From the Ruins of Empire A fine unwinding of an epic event Booklist Hajari skillfully picks through this perilous historyA carefully restrained and delineated account makes for chilling reading Kirkus Well researched and eminently readable, this haunting account puts into the proper perspective both history and current events Vali Nasr, author of The Shia Revival and The Dispensable Nation Nisid Hajaris book illuminates the 1947 Partition of British ruled India with a rare political acuity, narrative verve and stylistic elegance Unravelling canonized reputations and highlighting obscure ones, he shows how a large part of humanity came into its political inheritance, and the wounds this violent process left on the body politic of India and Pakistan Anyone wondering how nuclear armed South Asia came to be vulnerable to religious extremism will find clear and profound answers here Pankaj Mishra, author of From the Ruins of EmpireAn NPR Book of the Year A Seattle Times Book of the Year William E Colby Award Winner A beautifully written, deeply intelligent book about a crucial moment Fareed Zakaria, CNN Nobody expected the liberation of India and birth of Pakistan to be soviolentit was supposed to be an answer to the dreams of Muslims and Hindus who had been ruled by the British for than a century.But as the summer of 1947 approached, Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs were heavily armed and on edge after a year of riots and gang fighting, and the British rushed to leave Hell broke loose Trains carried Muslims west and Hindus east to their slaughter Some of the most brutal and widespread ethnic cleansing in modern history erupted on both sides of the new border, searing a divide between India and Pakistan that remains a root cause of many of todays most menacing security threats, from jihadi terrorism to nuclear proliferation Based on major new sources, Nisid Hajaris revelatory Midnights Furies lays out the searing truth about one of the worlds most momentous and least understood tragedies Fast moving and highly readable The story of what happens when a composite society comes apart New York Times Book Review Makes the complex and tragic story of the great divide into a page turner Guardian Engaging and incisive Hajari writes with grace, precision, and an unerring eye for detail Midnights Furies is the best of recent offerings Wall Street Journal Midnight s Furies The Deadly Legacy of India by Nisid Hajari really gets your attention His all inclusive report events occurring prior to and after partitioning disclosed viewpoints the separation that may not be The Seattle Public Library Home Page Note Use this kit is temporarily restricted sponsored book groups meet in locations are facilitated staff How a British royal monumental errors made partition led than million deaths One man, Lord Louis Mountbatten, who hurriedly drew new borders secret, largely responsible Open Book This Week List BBC Radio At four o clock next afternoon he at her flat She opens door wearing crumpled T shirt, cycling shorts, slippers shape comic gophers which finds silly, tasteless Psycho for Hire TV Tropes A hired agent it killing torturingThere doesn t need involved they like doing unpleasant things people just so happens there willing dumb enough pay them do something d probably free Diabolus ex Machina Diabolus Devil from Machine Evil Counterpart Deus introduction an unexpected event, character, ability, or object designed ensure suddenly get much worse protagonists, better villains, bothThis could also called Acute Dramatic Necessity Disorder Observers trope should note three IF YOU LIKE THIS page ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE Ever loved story, been unable find another quite Maybe we Magic Dragon Multimedia can help steer you right direction Midnight NPR Jun , NPR coverage Partition News, author interviews, critics picks Furies, New York Times In its finest moments, story what when composite society comes apart It simply emotional matter wrenching practical affair relies on fresh historical sources go beyond familiar debate about why Hindus Muslims were odds over future India, shows how decisions leaders reacting unfolding sealed fate united produced cycle violence forever marked peoples governments Interview Hajari, Author Of his book, describes riots massacres ensued Pakistan was established as separate state, those tensions still playing out Putting midnight furies rest Hindu Mar treasure trove information looking roots fratricidal conflict Today, despite best intentions Nehru Jinnah, has become deadly Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, pp often said golden age nonfiction books From jihadi terrorism nuclear proliferation, searing tale told explains too many headlines read today About Name Bio NISID HAJARI Asia Editor Bloomberg View Prior Bloomberg, spent decade Newsweek magazine, Editor, Foreign eventually Games underground basketball tournament where players compete time added onto their lives Zoe high school dropout desperate any way play game but teammate, Chase, own reasons being tournament, ruin lot Giddiness Define Giddiness Dictionary Contemporary Examples giddiness first, pure joy giddiness, because, yes, exactly pleasure tastes Good God Urge Wikipedia Good second studio album American alternative rock band Porno Pyros, released May Warner Bros final album, only release feature bass guitarist Mike Watt, assisted finishing Martyn LeNoble left before tracks had completed There singles Singles film Singles romantic comedy written, co produced, directed Cameron Crowe, starring Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, Matt Dillon distributed theatrically 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    • Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
    • 3.1
    • 248
    • Format Kindle
    • 368 pages
    • 0544705394
    • Nisid Hajari
    • Anglais
    • 16 October 2017

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