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Freedom At Midnight
It describes events around Indian independence and partition in , beginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten of Burma as the last viceroy of British India , and ending with the death and funeral of Mahatma Gandhi. The book gives a detailed account of the last year of the British Raj , the princely states' reactions to independence including descriptions of the Indian princes' colourful and extravagant lifestyles , the partition of British India into India and Pakistan on religious grounds, and the bloodshed that followed. There is a description of the British summertime capital Shimla in the Himalayas and how supplies were carried up steep mountains by porters each year. On the theme of partition, the book relates that the crucial maps setting the boundary separating India and Pakistan were drawn that year by Cyril Radcliffe , who had not visited India before being appointed as the chairman of the Boundary Commission. It depicts the fury of both Hindus and Muslims , misled by their communal leaders, during the partition, and the biggest mass slaughter in the history of India as millions of people were uprooted by the partition and tried to migrate by train , oxcart, and on foot to new places designated for their particular religious group.
A few days ago we asked everyone on our Facebook and Twitter pages to recommend a book on Indian history. Many of you responded with some wonderful suggestions. We also received many e-mails suggesting books we had never heard of. Here then, is the list of 10 books in no particular order on Indian history that we have compiled based on your responses. It gives a detailed account of the period ranging from the coming of the Aryans to the establishment of the British Empire. This book was also produced as an award-winning television series by Shyam Benegal.