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India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Dilip Chakrabarti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198064121
eISBN:
9780199080519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The increased pace of archaeological research in recent decades has provided a connected account of the history of prehistoric and early historic India primarily on the basis of archaeology. This ... More


The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Freedom fighter, economic philosopher, environmentalist and Gandhian constructive worker, Joseph Cornelius Kumarappa (1892–1960) was a man of many parts. Driven by his convictions, he abandoned a ... More


The Growth of Villages: From Baluchistan to Haryana and Gujarat

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198064121
eISBN:
9780199080519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines the archaeological evidence related to the growth of village occupation west of the Delhi-Aravalli-Cambay axis of Indian geography. The evidence shows growth of distinctly ... More


Neolithic-Chalcolithic and Iron-Bearing Cultures Beyond the Harappan Distribution Zone

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198064121
eISBN:
9780199080519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks beyond the Harappan distribution zone and studies sites in the mountains in the north, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Deccan, and eastern India. The purpose is to build up ... More


Gandhi Comes to Wardha

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies Gandhi’s arrival in Wardha during the 1930s. It shows that it was Jamnalal who was responsible for persuading Gandhi to establish a branch of the Sabarmati Ashram at Wardha in ... More


Life with the Mahatma

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter describes what Jamnalal’s life was like with Gandhi during the 1930s. It starts by discussing question of contesting elections and the formation of popular ministries under the Act of ... More


Breaking Ground

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies the reasons behind Gandhi’s resignation from the Congress in 1934 and his founding of the All-India Village Industries Association (AIVIA) in Wardha. A critical analysis of ... More


The Lonely Furrow

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details Gandhi and Kumarappa’s struggle to promote village industries in the face of indifference and criticism. The early years of the AIVIA are described and located within the context ... More


The Light of Science

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

Kumarappa and his co-workers at the AIVIA spent a substantial amount of time working to revive, improve, and rationalize many traditional village industries that provided economic sustenance to ... More


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