Midnight's furies: the deadly legacy of India's partition

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Like the Rape of Nanking, the partition of India was a dramatic, bloody crisis that remains a key historical faultline today.
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subject_facet India -- History -- Partition, 1947, India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949, Jinnah, Mahomed Ali, -- 1876-1948, Nehru, Jawaharlal, -- 1889-1964, Pakistan -- History -- 20th century
table_of_contents Prologue: a train to Pakistan -- Fury -- Jinnah and Jawaharlal -- Madhouse -- Pakistan murdabad! -- Indian summer -- Off the rails -- "Stop this madness" -- Ad hoc jihad -- Himalayan Quagmire -- The last battle.
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title Midnight's furies : the deadly legacy of India's partition
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title_short Midnight's furies :
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