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Midnights Furies I learned in high school that British India was partitioned in 1947 between India and Pakistan , and that this process went badly I didn t knowthan that Thanks to this book, now I feel like I have much better understanding what happened and why I also feel like I have a much better sense why Pakistan is screwed up in the ways that it is.At least in this account, it s a Frankenstein or Sorcerer s Apprentice story Jinnah and Nehru were basically decent people who started a process I learned in high school that British India was partitioned in 1947 between India and Pakistan , and that this process went badly I didn t knowthan that Thanks to this book, now I feel like I have much better understanding what happened and why I also feel like I have a much better sense why Pakistan is screwed up in the ways that it is.At least in this account, it s a Frankenstein or Sorcerer s Apprentice story Jinnah and Nehru were basically decent people who started a process they immediately lost control of Overheated rhetoric led to violence, which lead to ill feeling, hysterical exaggerated press coverage, reprisals, and atrocity It s startling and athan a little scary how fast things got totally out of control and the extreme levels of brutality that became normalized.Nehru comes off well in this account He was appalled by the vi True Wonderer3.5 5 Stars, Death Destruction Disaster If India wants her bloodbath, she shall have it Mahatma Gandhi to Archibald Wavell, 27th Aug, 1946It is ironical that the one time, the messiah of peace non violence uttered words of carnage, they turned out to be prophetic beyond belief Partition the word has become a synonym for meaningless disaster to Indians, and probably for the Pakistani people as well I have read and seen books, documentaries, featurettes about the Why True Wonderer3.5 5 Stars, Death Destruction Disaster If India wants her bloodbath, she shall have it Mahatma Gandhi to Archibald Wavell, 27th Aug, 1946It is ironical that the one time, the messiah of peace non violence uttered words of carnage, they turned out to Nobody Expected The Liberation Of India And Birth Of Pakistan To Be So Bloody It Was Supposed To Be An Answer To The Dreams Of Muslims And Hindus Who Had Been Ruled By The British For Centuries Jawaharlal Nehru, Gandhi S Prot G And The Political Leader Of India, Believed Indians Were An Inherently Nonviolent, Peaceful People Pakistan S Founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Was A Secular Lawyer, Not A Firebrand But In August 1946, Exactly A Year Before Independence, Calcutta Erupted In Riots A Cycle Of Street Fighting Targeting Hindus, Then Muslims, Then Sikhs Spun Out Of Control As The Summer Of 1947 Approached, All Three Groups Were Heavily Armed And On Edge, And The British Rushed To Leave Hell Let 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 Evils From Jihadi Terrorism To Nuclear Proliferation, The Searing Tale Told In Midnight S Furiesexplains All Too Many Of The Headlines We Read Today. A History of the Violence at the Separation of India and PakistanAfter WWII, the British felt pressured to give India independence However, the Muslim forces in the north of India, led by Jinnah, a lawyer, wanted to control their own destiny Jinnah would settle for nothing less than an independent country, and Pakistan was born However, creating two separate countries was not simple Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs lived on both sides of the proposed border Each group feared the other would try t A History of the Violence at the Separation of India and PakistanAfter WWII, the British felt pressured to give India independence However, the Muslim forces in the north of India, led by Jinnah, a lawyer, wanted to control their own destiny Jinnah would settle for nothing less than an independent country, and Pakistan was born However, creating two separate countries was not simple Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs lived on both sides o Loved the book Five stars primarily because it s so hard to find even handed historical summaries of events in modern India I d naturally read about the Partition before most recently with Indian Summer, another fantastic book , but this book brought out many nuances I d glossed over in the past Three things I found interesting 1 It reinforced my belief that Partition could have gone down a very different path if it was anyone but Nehru, Jinnah and Mountbatten negotiating Each man s bia Loved the book Five stars primarily because it s so hard to find even handed historical summaries of events in modern India I d naturally read about the Partition before most recently with Indian Summer, another fantastic book , but this book brought out many nuances I d glossed over in the past Three things I found interesting 1 It reinforced my belief that It s not for beginners Although I know a bit about India, Pakistan and the wider region due to reading up on the news, having Indian Pakistani friends, etc I thought this might be a great book to help me understand the history a bit better I had read and seen a couple of interviews with the author where he talks a bit about both history and the current events and it sounded really fascinating Unfortunately, I felt this was a really tough read While I certainly wouldn t expect a 101 level te It s not for beginners Although I know a bit about India, Pakistan and the wider region due to reading up on the news, having Indian Pakistani friends, etc I thought this might be a great book to help me understand the history a bit better I had read and seen a couple of interviews with the author where he talks a bit about both history and the current events and it sounded really fascinating Unfortunately, I felt this was a really tough read While I certainly wouldn t expect a 101 level textbook to spoon feed me, I found the text a real struggle The focus is the conflict su This is by far the best and the most comprehensive account of one of the darkest periods of Indian history The gruesomeness of the event and the helplessness of our leaders to mitigate the pogrom that ensued during Independence is honestly delineated with telling det Well, that was depressing, but it does shed light on things. I had mixed feelings about this work My biggest complaint is that it seemed based to large degree on secondary sourcesso than I d hoped and the preface seemed to suggest , and as such it didn t seem to cover as much new ground as one would hope for an already thoroughly documented historical event On the other hand the narrative itself is really gripping and well written The book is an absolute page turner and I suppose that in itself makes it worth writing another book on Partition.Co I had mixed feelings about this work My biggest complaint is that it seemed based to large degree on secondary sourcesso than I d hoped and the preface seemed to suggest , and as such it didn t seem to cover as much new ground as one would hope for an already thoroughly documented historical event On the other hand the narrative itself is really gripping and well written The book is an abso One of the greatest tragedies to ever occur in the history of the 20th century was the partition of India following the end of British rule of the subcontinent not just because a once large country was split in two, but because of the communal slaughter of Muslims, Sikhs, and Hindus that occurred as each group, unsure of their future in either the new India or Pakistan, grouped together and began to see their neighbors as potential murderers in waiting The massive slaughter of innocent people t One of the greatest tragedies to ever occur in the history of


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