Title: Stern Reckoning: A Survey of the Events ...
Publisher: New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1990
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good
A good to very good copy in a pictorial wraps. Small chip to bottom spine end and light general wear to covers; 8vo., 349 pages. Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 24351
Synopsis: First published in 1949 in the aftermath of Partition, and now available for the first time in paperback, Stern Reckoning documents in great detail the riots, massacres, casualty figures, and political occurrences that added up to the division of India into two countries, India and Pakistan. It has, in the forty years since its publication, become a well-known source work for historians of modern India as a representative of the political and historiographical perspectives of the time it documents.
About the Author: Gopal Das Khosla served in the Indian Civil Service and retired as the Chief Justice of the Punjab High Court in 1961.
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