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The Fashioning of a Frontier: The Radcliffe Line and Bengal's Border Landscape, 1947–52

  • Joya Chatterji (a1)
    • Published online: 01 January 1999
Abstract

The partition of India is customarily described in surgical metaphors, as an operation, an amputation, a vivisection or a dismemberment. By extension, the new borders created in 1947 are often thought of as incision scars.

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Modern Asian Studies
  • ISSN: 0026-749X
  • EISSN: 1469-8099
  • URL: /core/journals/modern-asian-studies
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