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Trial database: Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan (1947-71), Part I and Part II


Ghandi in London

Date: March 6, 2013

Contact: Ping Situ

Description:

The University Libraries are pleased to offer trial access to Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan (1947-71), Part I and Part II. Part III (1972-80) of this database is already available.

This collection covers the years from 1947 to 1980, encompassing files on all the countries of South Asia: principally India and Pakistan, but also Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ceylon/Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and the Maldives.

The collection is split into three, chronologically based parts:

Section I: Independence, Partition and the Nehru Era, 1947-64

Section II: South Asian Conflicts and Independence for Bangladesh, 1965-71

Section III: Afghanistan and the Cold War, Emergency Rule in India, and the Resumption of Civilian Rule in Pakistan, 1972-80          

Access Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan through March 28, 2013.