From subjects to citizens: society and the everyday state in India and Pakistan, 1947-1970 / ed by Taylor C Sherman, William Gould and Sarah Ansari.Publisher: New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: vi, 250 pISBN: 9781107064270 (hardback)Subject(s): Postcolonialism-India | Postcolonialism-Pakistan | Public administration-India | Public administration-Pakistan | Political culture-India | Political culture-Pakistan | India-Politics and government-1947 | Pakistan-Politics and government-20th centuryDDC classification: 954.04 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Personal law and citizenship in India's transition to independence / Eleanor Newbigin -- From subjects to citizens? : rationing, refugees and the publicity of corruption over independence in UP / William Gould -- Performing peace : Gandhi's assassination as a critical moment in the consolidation of the Nehruvian state / Yasmin Khan -- Migration, citizenship and belonging in Hyderabad (Deccan), 1946-1956 / Taylor C. Sherman -- Punjabi refugees' rehabilitation and the Indian state : discourses, denials and dissonances / Ian Talbot -- Sovereignty, governmentality and development in Ayub's Pakistan : the case of Korangi Township / Markus Daechsel -- Everyday expectations of the state during Pakistan's early years : letters to the editor, Dawn (Karachi), 1950-1953 / Sarah Ansari -- Concrete 'progress' : irrigation, development and modernity in mid-twentieth century Sind / Daniel Haines -- Partition narratives : displaced trauma and culpability among British civil servants in 1940s Punjab / Catherine Coombs.
"Offers a fresh and timely perspective on the broader field of early postcolonial South Asian history"--