The Resource Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Label
Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House
Title
Freedom at midnight
Title remainder
inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House
Statement of responsibility
Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A detailed narrative of the thirteen months leading to the independence of the Indian subcontinent in February 1948, centering on major and minor figures and on the social and personal upheavals attendant on independence and partition
Member of
Summary
On 14 August 1947 one-fifth of humanity claimed their independence in India only to find that the immediate price of freedom was partition and war, riot and murder. This is the story of the eclipse of the British Raj and its violent transformation into the new India and Pakistan
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10168319
Cataloging source
NOV
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Viceroy's House (Motion picture)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Larry
Dewey number
954.04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lapierre, Dominique
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autonomy and independence movements
  • India
  • India
Target audience
adult
Label
Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 1975
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
"Race destined to govern and subdue"-- "walk alone, Walk alone"-- "Leave India to god"-- Last tattoo for a dying Raj -- Old man andd his shattered dream -- Photograph section -- Precious little place -- Palaces and tigers, elephants and jewels "-- "Day cursed by the stars "-- Most complex divorce in history"-- "We will always remain brothers"-- While the world slept"-- "O lovely dawn of freedom"-photograph section"-- "Our people have gone mad"-- Greatest migration in history"-- "Kashmir-only Kashmir!"-- Two Brahmans from Poona -- "Let Gandhi die"-- Vengeance of Mandalas Pahwa -- "We must get Gandhi before the police get us"-- Second crucifixion -- Epilogue -- What the became -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Photographic credits -- Index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxi, 628 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780008247782
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Freedom at midnight : inspiration for the major motion picture Viceroy's House, Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in 1975
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
"Race destined to govern and subdue"-- "walk alone, Walk alone"-- "Leave India to god"-- Last tattoo for a dying Raj -- Old man andd his shattered dream -- Photograph section -- Precious little place -- Palaces and tigers, elephants and jewels "-- "Day cursed by the stars "-- Most complex divorce in history"-- "We will always remain brothers"-- While the world slept"-- "O lovely dawn of freedom"-photograph section"-- "Our people have gone mad"-- Greatest migration in history"-- "Kashmir-only Kashmir!"-- Two Brahmans from Poona -- "Let Gandhi die"-- Vengeance of Mandalas Pahwa -- "We must get Gandhi before the police get us"-- Second crucifixion -- Epilogue -- What the became -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Photographic credits -- Index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxi, 628 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780008247782
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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