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Restoration of Loss

Ravinder Kaur

in Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The theme of active state involvement in post-Partition resettlement continues in this chapter. It focuses on the social, familial, and personal attempts at restoration. Three distinct narratives are ... More


Introduction

Deepti Misri

in Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038853
eISBN:
9780252096815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038853.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter describes a cultural history of violence associated with widely divergent ideas of India after 1947—an India post-British Raj, post-Partition, post-Independence, and ... More


Refugees and Their Displaced Documents of Identity

Tarangini Sriraman

in In Pursuit of Proof: A History of Identification Documents in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199463510
eISBN:
9780199094097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199463510.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter begins by posing the question, how did the Indian state classify refugees as poor, displaced, and lower caste and how did it create the material infrastructure of identifying welfare ... More


Unresolved Issues of Partition Politics

Udayon Misra

in Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The concluding chapter takes up what it sees to be some of the major unresolved issues of Partition politics. While it tries to trace the roots of the violence centred around land in several areas of ... More


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