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Lucy P. Chester

preliminary probes of their determination convincingly, Sikh militants may have taken this inaction as a signal that the British would not act forcefully to stop them if they took matters into their own hands. When the violence came, it prompted mass migration in both directions. Mountbatten’s press secretary, Alan Campbell-Johnson, accompanied the viceroy on a trip taken with Nehru and Patel to view the mass

in Borders and conflict in South Asia
The development of the Indo-Pakistani borderlands
Lucy P. Chester

and separated the region’s inhabitants. The burgeoning field of borderlands studies has only recently begun to deal in detail with Punjab. This chapter builds on recent work in other borderlands, particularly scholarship on Bengal, to describe and analyse the development of the Punjabi boundary and the territory surrounding it. Beginning with the violence and mass migration

in Borders and conflict in South Asia
Julie Gilson

in mass migration; and the illegal trafficking of drugs and people represent some of the many challenges to the principle of non-interference, and as such to the very bases upon which East Asia has built its networks of relations since 1945. This chapter proposes that the potential for a shift in the regional approach to security lies precisely in these areas of interest, and

in Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific
The impact of the First World War on the 1918–19 influenza pandemic in Ulster
Patricia Marsh

been done during this wave. Measures such as isolating the sick from the healthy, prevention of mass migrations and overcrowding should have been implemented but he believed that this had not been possible due to the demands of war as ‘it was necessary to carry on and the relentless needs of warfare justified incurring the risk of spreading infections’. 61 In fact, it was not

in Medicine, health and Irish experiences of conflict 1914–45
"On the political passions in Europe and America and their implications for Transatlantic History"
Charles S. Maier

Asia, but rather the transformation of individuals through politics and ideology. Single-minded political commitment had withered human sensibilities. ‘Hearts with one purpose alone/ Through summer and winter seem/ Enchanted to a stone/ To trouble the living stream … Minute by minute they live:/ The stone’s in the midst of all.// Too long a sacrifice/ Can make a stone of the heart.’ 3 Atlantic History, then, is not just the narrative of Western values. It is a history of stormy weather: revolutions, wars, mass

in The TransAtlantic reconsidered