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August 15th, 1947 marked the first day of independence for one-fifth of the worlds population. Independence from Britain in India and Pakistan directly impacted the lives of 400 million people but that freedom morphed into migration, murder, and mayhem. This historic event is presented for the first time from beginning to end. Starting in ancient India and ending in our current times Indian Independence is given its due breadth and required context that is often missing in previous works. Topics include: India before the British The British expansion into India The 1857 Rebellion Gandhi, Jinnah, Nehru, and Mountbatten British Racialism The Rise of Hindu Nationalism The Cause of the Hindu-Muslim Divide The Impact of Partition Maps Illustrating the Changing Face of India over Three CenturiesThe Tackle the Library series (previous topics include Plato and The French Revolution) takes the top five books on a subject and turns them into a cohesive story that is not only interesting to read but highly informative. These are concise artisanal books served in small batches and written by yours truly not a third party ghostwriter. No other book explains so much while remaining something you can read in a single weekend. So stop staring at that dusty shelf of textbooks in the library and crack open a book that will feed your curiosity.
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