This book examines the creation of Pakistan and the economic rationale for partition. The authors analyze other factors as well and look at the politics and influence of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Mahatma Gandhi, and Jawaharlal Nehru.
Dipak Basu is professor emeritus of economics at Nagasaki University.
Victoria Miroshnik is professor of management at Reitaku University.
Chapter 1: Arrival of the Muslims
Chapter 2: India under the Muslim Rule
Chapter 3: East India Сompany’s rule and the Muslims
Chapter 4: 20th century and the Economic Condition of Muslims
Chapter 5: Jinnah and the Creation of Pakistan
Chapter 6: Gandhi and Creation of Pakistan
Chapter 7: Creation of a Separate State
Chapter 8: Cultural Explanations for the Partition
Chapter 9: A plan to reunite countries in South Asia