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Liberty or death : India's journey to independence and division / Patrick French.

By: French, Patrick, 1966-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Penguin Books, 1997Description: xxv, 466 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780241950401 (pbk.).Subject(s): India -- History -- 1947 | India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947DDC classification: 954.035 FRE Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Part 1 - The Quest for Freedom 1. Spies and Bomb-Throwers 2. Two Men from Gujarat 3. The Force of Truth 4. Routes to Freedom 5. The March to the Sea 6. A Half Nude Gent 7. The Limits of Government Part 2 - THe Struggle for Power 8. Outside India 9. Do or Die 10. Blackmail and Terror 11. Living in a Golden age 12. Dilli Chalo 13. A Mass Battle for Freedom 14. A Large Piece of Green Baize 15. Leave Her to Her Fate 16. A Secret Coup 17. Our Previous Prestige 18. Liberty Part 3 - The Beginning of History 19. A Communal War of Succession 20. Death 21. Midnight's Parents 22. No Bitterness 23. Wrestling with Crocodiles 24. Awaiting Full Integration.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-451) and index.

Part 1 - The Quest for Freedom
1. Spies and Bomb-Throwers
2. Two Men from Gujarat
3. The Force of Truth
4. Routes to Freedom
5. The March to the Sea
6. A Half Nude Gent
7. The Limits of Government

Part 2 - THe Struggle for Power
8. Outside India
9. Do or Die
10. Blackmail and Terror
11. Living in a Golden age
12. Dilli Chalo
13. A Mass Battle for Freedom
14. A Large Piece of Green Baize
15. Leave Her to Her Fate
16. A Secret Coup
17. Our Previous Prestige
18. Liberty

Part 3 - The Beginning of History
19. A Communal War of Succession
20. Death
21. Midnight's Parents
22. No Bitterness
23. Wrestling with Crocodiles
24. Awaiting Full Integration.

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