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Shameful Flight

The Last Years of the British Empire in India
Stanley Wolpert
Ranging from the fall of Singapore in 1942 to the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948, this book provides a vivid behind-the-scenes look at Britain’s decision to divest itself from the crown jewel of its empire. The author, a leading authority on Indian history, paints memorable portraits of all the key participants including Gandhi, Churchill, Attlee, Nehru, and Jinnah, with a special focus on the British viceroy, Lord Louis Mountbatten.
Author Description

Stanley Wolpert is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Gandhi’s Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru: A Tryst with Destiny, Jinnah of Pakistan, Zulfi Bhutto of Pakistan: His Life and Times, and A New History of India.

PKR 915
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ISBN 9780199066063
Weight in kg 0.400
Rights For sale in South Asia only
Year of Publication 2006
Binding Paperback
Pages 252 pages

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