Foreign Office files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Section II, South Asian conflicts and independence for Bangladesh, 1965-71 1941-1971 1965-1971.
Great Britain. Foreign Office.
Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2011.
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Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital, c2011.
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"DO 133, DO 134, FO 371 and FCO 37 files from The National Archives, Kew."
At head of title: Archives Direct, sources from the National Archives, Kew.
Files included in this section: DO 133 (1962-1971) ; DO 134 (1963-1971) ; FO 371 (1965-1966); FCO 37 (1941-1971)
Includes documents concerning political and diplomatic activity in relation to the following topics: armed forces, assassination, boundary disputes, caste, Christianity, communism, communalism, coup d'etat, democracy, diplomacy, economic aid, education, elections, five-year plan, foreign policy, Hinduism, independence, international borders, invasion, Islam, labour, land reform, migration, nationalism, non-alignment, Parsis, partition, peasantry, political parties, princely states, protectorates, railways, refugees, religious persecution, Scheduled Castes (Untouchables), Scheduled Tribes, separatism, socialism, trade, trade unions, tribes, United Nations, viceroys, war, women.
Includes material relating to the following people: Tajuddin Ahmad; Nurul Amin; Muhammad Ayub Khan; Sirimavo Bandaranaike; Kirti Nidhi Bista; Herbert Bowden, Baron Aylestone; George Brown, Baron George-Brown; Kodandera Cariappa; Morarji Desai; Mohammad Nur Ahmad Etemadi; Dwight Eisenhower; Indira Gandhi; Tulsi Giri; Varahagiri Venkata Giri; Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar; William Gopallawa; Edward Heath; Zakir Hussein; Syed Nasrul Islam; Lyndon B. Johnson; Mohammad Hashim Khan; Shah Mahmud Khan; Yahya Khan; Paramasiva Kumaramangalam; Mohammad Hashim Maiwandwal; Sam Manekshaw; Vengalil Krishna Menon; Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma; Ibrahim Nazir; S. Nijalingappa; Jawaharlal Nehru; Richard Nixon; Sarpevalli Radhakrishnan; Sheikh Mujibur Rahman; Lal Shastri; (Robert) Michael Stewart, Baron Stewart of Fulham; Kodendera Thimayya; George Thomson, Baron Thomson of Monifieth; Jigme Dorji Wangchuck; Mohammad Yusuf; Abdul Zahir; Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan.
Title from Introduction page (viewed on 25 Sept. 2011)
This collection consists of the main British Government files on South Asia for the period between death of Jawaharlal Nehru and the independence of Bangladesh, and the subsequent war and humanitarian crisis. The period also saw renewed war between India and Pakistan over Kashmir (Aug.-Sept. 1965), the accession to power in India of Indira Gandhi, Nehru's daughter, and the continuance of military government in Pakistan under Yahya Khan. The documents, from the Dominions Office, Office of Commonwealth Relations, Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office, include diplomatic despatches, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, economic and military reports, statistical analyses, maps, photographs, minutes of meetings, and leaflets and other ephemera.
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