Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar is interested in cross-border and interdisciplinary histories for rethinking a divided South Asia, as well as the politics of violence and its impact on history-writing itself. Her first book, The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories, was published by Columbia University Press in 2007, and Indian and Pakistani editions of the book came out in 2008. At present she is working on a second book on the history of archaeology and war on the northwest frontier of British India, on the borderlands with Afghanistan.
VAZIRA F-Y ZAMINDAR
On The Web:
The Long Partition (Pakistani edition)
The Long Partition (Indian edition)
The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia
Review in London Review of Books
Times of India Article for Aman ki Aasha
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