Amritsar 1919

An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre
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Author(s): Kim A. Wagner
Genre: History
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Product Number: DD47687
Released: Nov 12, 2019
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ISBN: #9781515948186
Narrator/s: Neil Shah
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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A powerful reassessment of a seminal moment in the history of India and the British Empire-the Amritsar Massacre-to mark its 100th anniversary The Amritsar Massacre of 1919 was a seminal moment in the history of the British Empire, yet it remains poorly understood. In this dramatic account, Kim A. Wagner details the perspectives of ordinary people and argues that General Dyer's order to open fire at Jallianwalla Bagh was an act of fear. Situating the massacre within the "deep" context of British colonial mentality and the local dynamics of Indian nationalism, Wagner provides a genuinely nuanced approach to the bloody history of the British Empire.

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Amritsar 1919
Product Number: BX00169573
Product Number:Z100153346
Product Number:DD47687

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Author(s): Kim A. Wagner
Narrator(s): Neil Shah
Genre: History
Product Number Z100153346
Released: Nov 12, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781618037664