Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
Released! 06/09/2015
Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition
by Nisid Hajari
Hardcover

A  few bloody months in South Asia during the summer of 1947 explain the world that troubles us today.

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 protégé and the political leader of India, believed Indians were an inherently nonviolent, peaceful people. Pakistan’s founder, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, w... read more