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Accurate Representation of Ethnicity in Historical Fictions

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--- Quote ---The post-war environment was a very different one, in Europe and in India. In Europe there was a need for physical reconstruction and for building new societies. The focus was on the future, and the elements of the war that lived on in popular memory were taken from a narrow field, usually involving those with white faces and posh backgrounds.

"In India, the process leading to independence and partition took precedence. History is always a moving and unfolding process.
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And that sentence still reflects the British (and definitely the British media's) understanding of the war.


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