ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Divide and Rule in British India

Prelude to Partition: The Indian Muslims and the Imperial System of Control by David Page; Oxford University Press, New Delhi 1982; THERE are two popular explanations for the partition of India in 1947. The first, which tends to be favoured by Indian nationalist historians, lays' most stress on the British policy of divide and rule. Through skilful manipulation, the British fostered the growth of two rival political entities in India

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