The Indian Independence Act of 1947 (Milestones in Modern World History)
by Susan Muaddi Darraj
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub | ISBN: 1604134968 | 2011 | PDF | 120 pages | 4.9 MB
For centuries, India was the crown jewel of the British Empire, full of natural resources, exotic spices and foods, and well-situated for access to the Asian ports. Great Britain maintained its hold on the subcontinent until 1947, when India was granted its independence. The battle for an independent India took place on many levels and in numerous ways, both peaceful and violent.