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Ents as they fled their homes and through them she learnt of their migration and life before the Divide This led her to search for the belongings of other migrants to discover the stories hidden in them Remnants of a Separation is a uniue attempt to revisit the Partition through such objects carried across the border These objects absorbed the memory of a time and place remaining latent and undisturbed for generations They now speak of their owners pasts and emerge as testaments to the struggle sacrifice pain and belonging at an unparalleled moment in history A string of pearls gifted by a maharaja carried from Dalhousie to Lahore reveals the grandeur of a life that on

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Remnants of a separation A history of the partition through material historyCe was A notebook of poems brought from Lahore to Kalyan shows one woman s determination to pursue the written word despite the turmoil around her A refugee certificate created in Calcutta evokes in a daughter the feelings of displacement her father had experienced on leaving Mymensingh now in Bangladesh Written as a crossover between history and anthropology Remnants of a Separation tells stories from both sides of the border and is the product of years of painstaking and passionate research It pieces together an alternative history of the Partition the first and only one told through material memory that makes the event tangible even seven decades later lest we forge

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doc ↠ Remnants of a separation A history of the partition through material history MP3 CD Read ☆ [Download] ➾ Remnants of a separation A history of the partition through material history Author Aanchal Malhotra – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk A well researched and richly readA well researched and richly readable book RAMACHANDRA GUHA SEVENTY YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE PARTITION and a momentous event now recedes in memory Generations have grown up outside the shadow of the communal killings and mass displacement that shaped the contemporary history of the subcontinent Despite being born into a family affected by the Divide artist and oral historian Aanchal Malhotra too had thought little about the Partition until she encountered objects that had once belonged to her ancestors in an Undivided India A gaz a ghara a maang tikka a pocketknife a peacock shaped bracelet and a set of kitchen utensils these were what accompanied her great grandpar