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❮EPUB❯ ❃ Partition Voices Untold British Stories ✾ Author Kavita Puri – Antesmassage.co Dotted across homes in Britain are people who were witnesses to one of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century Yet their memory of India's partition has been shrouded in silence Kavita PurDotted across homes in Britain are people who were witnesses to one of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century Yet their memory of India's partition has been shrouded in silence Kavita Puri's father was twelve when he found himself one of the millions of Sikhs Hindus and Muslims caught up in the devastating aftermath of a hastily drawn border For seventy years he remained silent like so many about the horrors he had seen When her father finally spoke out opening up a forgotten part of Puri's family history she was compelled to seek out the stories of South Asians who were once subjects of the British Raj and are now British citizens Determined to preserve these accounts of the end of Empire and the difficult birth of two nations here Puri records a series of remarkable first hand testimonies as well as those of their children and grandchildren whose lives are shaped by partition's legacy With empathy nuance and humanity Puri weaves a breathtaking tapestry of human experience over a period of seven decades that trembles with life an epic of ruptured families and friendships extraordinary journeys and daring rescue missions that reverberates with pain loss and compassion The division of the Indian subcontinent happened far away but it is also a very British story Many of those affected by partition are now part of the fabric of British contemporary life but their lives continue to be touched by this traumatic event Partition Voices breaks the silence and confronts the difficult truths at the heart of Britain's shared history with South Asia.

Dotted across homes in Britain are people who were witnesses to one of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century Yet their memory of India's partition has been shrouded in silence Kavita Puri's father was twelve when he found himself one of the millions of Sikhs Hindus and Muslims caught up in the devastating aftermath of a hastily drawn border For seventy years he remained silent like so many about the horrors he had seen When her father finally spoke out opening up a forgotten part of Puri's family history she was compelled to seek out the stories of South Asians who were once subjects of the British Raj and are now British citizens Determined to preserve these accounts of the end of Empire and the difficult birth of two nations here Puri records a series of remarkable first hand testimonies as well as those of their children and grandchildren whose lives are shaped by partition's legacy With empathy nuance and humanity Puri weaves a breathtaking tapestry of human experience over a period of seven decades that trembles with life an epic of ruptured families and friendships extraordinary journeys and daring rescue missions that reverberates with pain loss and compassion The division of the Indian subcontinent happened far away but it is also a very British story Many of those affected by partition are now part of the fabric of British contemporary life but their lives continue to be touched by this traumatic event Partition Voices breaks the silence and confronts the difficult truths at the heart of Britain's shared history with South Asia.

Partition Voices Untold British Stories Kindle ´

Partition Voices Untold British Stories Kindle ´

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    Partition Voices Untold British Stories Kindle ´ partition free, voices ebok, untold mobile, british ebok, stories epub, Partition Voices pdf, Untold British pdf, Voices Untold British book, Partition Voices Untold British Stories PDF/EPUBThe Partition of India in 1947 was a catastrophe on an almost inconceivable scale resulting directly in perhaps a million deaths and triggering the largest recorded movement of people outside war or famine This book humanises this colossal tragedy through the testimonies of some twenty living eyewitnesses including the author's own father whose lives were forever changed by itThere are themes that recur in many of the stories the chaotic and cavalier handling of Partition by a war weary British Raj the sudden transformation of cordial neighbours into murderous mobs as Hindus Muslims and Sikhs turned on one another desperate journeys across the newly created border through scenes of surreal horror a train full of corpses with only the driver left alive but also acts of kindness and bravery across religious lines which saved ma


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