Helpline: 033-41802100
Helpline: 033-41802100


Go Back

Other Side Of Silence : Voices from the Partition of India

Rs 315

Rs 450


- 30%

Inclusive of all taxes

Check Delivery

Please enter PIN code to check delivery availability

The Partition of India in 1947 caused one of the great human convulsions of history. The statistics are staggering. Twelve million people were displaced; a million died; seventy-five thousand women are said to have been abducted and raped; families were divided; properties lost; homes destroyed. In public memory, however, the violent, disturbing realities that accompanied Partition have remained blanketed in silence. And yet, in private, the voices of Partition have never been stilled and its ramifications have not yet ended. Urvashi Butalia's remarkable book, the outcome of a decade of interviews and research, looks at what Partition was intended to achieve, and how it worked on the ground, and in people's lives. Pieced together from oral narratives and testimonies, in many cases from women, children and dalits??? marginal voices never heard before??? and supplemented by documents, reports, diaries, memoirs and parliamentary records, this is a moving, personal chronicle of Partition that places people, instead of grand politics, at the centre. These are the untold stories of Partition, stories that India has not dared to confront even after fifty years of independence.

Author Urvashi Butalia
Publisher Penguin Books
Language English
Binding Type Paper Back
Non Fiction History & Politics
ISBN13 9780140271713
SKU BK 0005909

Recommended for you

A handpicked list of products which has touched millions

Fast Shipping

Fast Shipping On All Orders

Replacement Guarantee
Easy Replacement

30 Day Money Back

Online Support 24/7

Technical Support 24/7

Secure Payment

All Cards Accepted