Term for the partitioning of the British Indian Empire and the subsequent creation of sovereign states of Pakistan and India.
The process of reducing power and influence of a group by concerted efforts to contain the extent of their own autonomy.
Indistinct and unspecified; ambiguous.
The process of allocation into parts and the subsequent disintegration of central power and authority.
Rebellious, insurgent or seditious.
An exodus of a people from their homeland; a dispersal of population in various directions.
A novel that focuses on one characteris formative years and their education outside the world of academia.
A tearfully whiny complaining.
A large retail store which doesn't specialize, but offers a huge variety of items.
The effect of being embedded within a specific culture or subculture.
Referring to the various consequences and ramifications of choosing to live in exile.
A system of power and culture dominated by men.
Lewd, lascivious and promiscuous.
Old-fashioned and oudated hierarchical system of governance based on firm foundation of class distinction.
The accessories or paraphernalia required to do a certain job.
The uncomfortable sensation of being trapped within a family structure that is too constrictive, overbearing and intrusive.
An expression of regret or mourning over something that used to be or upon finding out that it never actually was.
The encouragement and promotion of equal rights for women.
A person who stays on the fringes at a party and is too shy to take join in.
Reflective and melancholic.
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