Interview with Krishna Baldev Vaid [sound recording]

Material Information

Interview with Krishna Baldev Vaid [sound recording]
Series Title:
India: A People Partitioned Oral Archive
Vaid; Krishna Baldev (b 1927); Hindi writer and academic
Whitehead; Andrew (fl 1974-2014); journalist and historian ( contributor )
Vaid, Krishna Baldev, 1927- ( contributor )
Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) ( contributor )
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Copyright Date:
© 2018 Andrew Whitehead and the interviewee(s). All rights reserved. Used here with permission.


Subjects / Keywords:
ایشیا -- برطانوی راج
एशिया -- ब्रिटिश राज
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਬਰਤਾਨਵੀ ਰਾਜ
এশিয়া -- ব্রিটিশ ভারত
Asia -- Pakistan -- Punjab -- Gujrat -- Dinga
ایشیا -- پاکستان -- پنجاب -- گُجرات‎ -- ڈنگہ
एशिया -- पाकिस्तान -- पंजाब -- गुजरात --
এশিয়া -- পাকিস্তান -- পাঞ্জাব --
ਏਸ਼ੀਆ -- ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ -- ਪੰਜਾਬ --
Partition of India (1947) ( LCSH )
Pakistan -- History -- Partition (1947) ( LCSH )
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 ( LCSH )
India-Pakistan Conflict, 1947-1949 -- Oral histories ( LCSH )
تقسیم ہند (1947)
ভারত বিভাজন (1947)
भारत का विभाजन (1947)
ਭਾਰਤ ਦੀ ਵੰਡ (1947)
(1947) ہندستان دی ونڈ
Refugees ( LCSH )
Dinga riot (West Punjab, 1947)
Vaid, Krishna Baldev, 1927- ( LCNAF )
वैद, कृष्ण बलदेव, 1927-
Vaid, Krishna Baldev, 1927-. गुज़रा हुआ ज़माना ( LCNAF )
Vaid, Krishna Baldev, 1927-. The Broken Frame
Vaid, Krishna Baldev, 1927-. Guzarā huā zamānā
वैद, कृष्ण बलदेव, 1927- . गुज़रा हुआ ज़माना
Oral histories
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- British Raj
32.641 x 73.7243


Krishna Baldev Vaid interviewed about Dinga riots; 'The Broken Mirror' novel; refugee camps; Partition. ( en )
General Note:
Biographical history: Krishna Baldev Vaid was born in Dinga, West Punjab [part of modern-day Pakistan]. He fled to Amritsar and then Jallandar in 1947. He gained a Masters degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1949 and a PhD from Harvard University in 1967. He taught English at the University of Delhi, Brandeis University and the State University, New York. He has written forty books, including 'The Broken Mirror', a Hindi novel which portrays the transformations in a West Punjabi village leading up to the Partition.
General Note:
Interview by Andrew Whitehead at Krishna Baldev Vaid's home in Vasant Kunj, Delhi, India
General Note:
Conditions governing reproduction: The recording is available for consultation without restriction, and short extracts (up to 50 words) can be published with an appropriate acknowledgement. Any publication of longer extracts or use of interviews for broadcast requires the prior written permission of Andrew Whitehead.
General Note:
Duration: Duration: 01:00:58
General Note:
Recording no.: 36
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Date of Interview: 12 January 1997
General Note:
Audio datafile digitised from original recording on cassette tape. Original: OA3 Tape 29, Side A + B
General Note:
Related material: Partial transcript and notes compiled by Andrew Whitehead available at SOAS Library. Reference: OA3/02/01
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Publication note: Research for broadcast of the BBC World Service radio series 'India: A People Partitioned' (1997)
General Note:
Order with this reference: OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4
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VIAF (name authority) : Whitehead, Andrew (Journalist) : URI
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Vaid, Krishna Baldev, 1927- : URI

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Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Special Collections
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
OA3, India: A People Partitioned, DVDs & CDs, Box 4 ( Order with reference )
OA3/01/07/01 ( CALM Reference number )


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