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Unsettling Memories: Narratives of the Emergency in Delhi

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Focusing on India's Emergency of 1975-7, when democracy was temporarily suspended in favour of an authoritarian regime, this book explores the avenues through which this event is remembered and forgotten. Based on fieldwork and archival analysis, Unsettling Memories traces the experiences and perceptions of those men and women who were the targets of the infamous slum clea ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by Hurst & Co.
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Just started reading this while in India.... Indira Gandhi's attempt to "cure" Delhi of slums dwellers. ...more
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