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India After Independence 1947-2000

Bipan Chandra
Penguin Books
2000

Indira Gandhi: Daughter of India

Carol Dommermuth-Costa
Lerner Biographies
2001

The Transfer of Power 1942-7: The Mountbatten Viceroyalty, Princes, Partition, and Independence, 8 July-15 August 1947

Nicholas Mansergh
Stationery Office Books
1983

The Story of India: Partition & Independence

Publisher/Sponsor: 
MayaVision International
www.pbs.org/thestoryofindia/gallery/photos/24.html

From website: "Explore The Story of India through this interactive photo gallery that weaves together a series of interrelated themes, events, and individuals that helped shape India's history."

15th August 1947: India after Partition is declared Independent of British Rule

Publisher/Sponsor: 
Maps of India
www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15th-august-1947-india-after-partition-is-declared-independent-of-british-rule

Maps of India offers a summary of events that describe the 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan.

The National Archives: The Road to Partition 1939-47

Publisher/Sponsor: 
The National Archive
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/topics/the-road-to-partition.htm

This document collection through the National Archives is “related to India and the struggle for independence and the road to partition 1939-1947.” It provides sources such as letters, government documents, and articles pertaining to Partition and Independence. The National Archives “is the official archive and publisher for the UK government, and for England and Wales.”

1947: The Year of Partition

www.partitionofindia.com

This website provides first-hand accounts of people’s own experiences and memories of partition. It also provides reflections on the actions of political leaders during partition.

Swapnabhumi/The Promised Land

January, 2007
Tanvir Mokammel
www.imdb.com/title/tt1201164/?ref_=nm_flmg_edt_3

The Story of India

August, 2007
Jeremy Jeffs
www.imdb.com/title/tt1333053/

Midnight’s Children

September, 2012
Deepa Mehta
www.imdb.com/title/tt1714866/

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