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The Impact of World Events 1939–1945

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes the approach of the Second World War; the offer of forming an Indian constitution; the Cripps proposals; the plan to end British rule in India through a ‘Quit India ... More


‘Quit India’

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Quit India resolution, passed by the All India Congress Committee on 8 August 1942, called for the immediate end to British rule in India. This chapter discusses the imprisonment of Mahatma ... More


Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean

Ned Bertz

in Diaspora and Nation in the Indian Ocean: Transnational Histories of Race and Urban Space in Tanzania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851552
eISBN:
9780824868352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851552.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter one theorizes the book’s two central frames of nation and diaspora within the Indian Ocean arena, illuminating their inseparability. This is critical to acknowledge given that, prior to the ... More


The Challenge of the Non-cooperation Movement (1920–22)

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Mahatma Gandhi’s programme of non-cooperation, in which he challenged the sterile form of nationalist struggle that had been followed by the Indian National Congress for so ... More


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