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 2 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Third Class in Indian Railways
By M.K.Gandhi (1869-1948)
Published by Gandhi Publications League, Lahore - 1917

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 20 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Pakistan - The Heart Of Asia
By Liaquat Ali Khan
Published by Harvard University Press - 1950

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 19 Oct 2016 Rare Manuscripts
Rare Document:

Pakistan Declaration (titled Now or Never; Are We to Live or Perish Forever?) was a pamphlet written and published by Choudhary Rahmat Ali, on 28 January 1933, in which the word Pakstan (without the letter "i") was used for the first time and was presented in the Round Table confe... Read More
 19 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Thoughts On Pakistan
By B.R. Ambedkar
Published by Thacker and Company, Bombay - 1941

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 18 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Book Review:

Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India
By Venkat Dhulipala
Published by Cambridge University Press - 2015

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In his book on the idea of Pakistan, the historian Venkat Dhulipala argues t... Read More
 18 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book:
Creating a New Medina: State Power, Islam, and the Quest for Pakistan in Late Colonial North India
By Venkat Dhulipala
Published by Cambridge University Press - 2015

This book examines how the idea of Pakistan was articulated and debated in the public sphere and how popular enthusiasm ... Read More
 16 Oct 2016 Video
Video:
Pakistan And India Partition 1947 - The Day India Burned
BBC Presentation

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The partition of India ????? ??? was the partition of British India on the basis of religious demographics. This led to the creation of the sovereign states of the Dominion ... Read More
 16 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Wavell - The Viceroys Journal
Edited by Penderel Moon
Published by Oxford university Press, London - 1973

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The Viceroy's Journal records the first-person impressions, calculations, and musings of Ar... Read More
 16 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Story of the Integration of The Indian States
By V.P.Menon
Published by Orient Longman Ltd, Madras - 1956

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"The transfer of power or the attainment of Independence was to be followed by yet... Read More
 16 Oct 2016 New Books
Digital Book:
Thy Hand, Great Anarch! India 1921 1952
by Nirad Chaundhuri
Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., New York - 1987

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The first volume of Chaudhuri's memoirs, The Autobiography of an Unknown Indi... Read More
 15 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Getting The Picture - The mystery of an iconic Partition photograph
By Anhad Hundal
Caravan - 1 September 2016

On 18 August 1947, the American magazine Life carried a photograph of BS Kesavan, who would soon become the first national librarian of newly independent India. Captured by the p... Read More
 15 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Divide and Quit : An eye witness account of the Partition of India
By Penderel Moon
Published by Chatto and Windus, London - 1961

"This is a classic first-hand account one of the most cataclysmic events of the century, the Partition of India. The author, a member of the ICS po... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia
By Peter Hopkirk
Published by Oxford University Press - 2001

For nearly a century the two most powerful nations on earth - Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia - fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia. Those e... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Shadow of the Great Game: The Untold Story of India's Partition
By Narendra Singh Sarila
Published by Harper Collins - 2009

The Shadow of The Great Game: The Untold Story of India's Partition provides a different perspective on the actual cause of the partition in India. The autho... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 Rare Manuscripts
Essay:
Gandhi's 1942 Letter to FDR, Asking For Support For Indian Independence
By Rebecca Onion
Slate.com

In July, 1942, Mahatma Gandhi wrote this letter to Franklin Roosevelt to state his position on Indian independence and involvement in World War II. Offering respect for the people of the Un... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book:
Churchill, Roosevelt and India: Propaganda During World War II
By Auriol Weigold
Published by Rutledge - 2010

As the United States was drawn into the Second World War, pressure grew from a number of nations for India’s independence. Prime Minister Churchill, in Britain's name, engaged ... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Book Extract:
As He Saw It
By Elliot Roosevelt
With a foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt
Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce - 1946

The reasons behind India's Independence...we were not aware of.

Roosevelt vs. Churchill · Excerpts from "As He Saw It"

The following eyewitness account of the struggl... Read More
 15 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:

The BANDEMATARAM Album was published in Cawnpore (Kanpur) in 1923 by Shiva Narayan Mishra Vaidya of Prakash Pustakalaya.

This extremely rare book contains rare and beautiful paintings by K. Tejendra Kumar Mitra.

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 15 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Bankim - Tilak - Dayananda
By Sri Aurobindo
Published by Sri Aurobindo Press, Pondicherry - 1940

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 16 Apr 2015 Rare Paintings
Untitled (Bull Handler - Haripura Poster)
By Nandalal Bose (1882-1966)
Tempera on paper

Haripura posters celebrate the Indian rural life and culture sharing a vibrant earthy color palette and bold, energetic lines with a vividly modernist graphic quality. A sweeping look at the available images ... Read More