Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980

Sourced from the British Foreign Office files at The National Archives, Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan focuses on the political and social history of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan between 1947 and 1980. The material covers:

  • Independence, Partition and the Nehru Era, 1947-1964
  • South Asian Conflicts and Independence for Bangladesh, 1965-1971
  • Afghanistan and the Cold War, Emergency Rule in India, and the Resumption of Civilian Rule in Pakistan, 1972-1980


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