Examines the causes and consquences of Partition of India in 1947. As centuries of British rule drew to a close, chaos enveloped South Asia. India and Pakistan were born out of genocidal violence that left over a million people dead as millions escaping turmoil traversed to new lands. Focuses on a people's history of Partition, in South Asia's unprecedented territorial division into nations along religious lines.
Satisfies a requirement in South Asian Studies minor.
Fulfills the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement