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The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Nicholas Owen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the complex and often troubled relationship between anti-imperialist campaigners in Britain and India, from the formation of the Indian National Congress in 1885 to the winning of ... More


Liberal Anti‐Imperialism: The Indian National Congress in Britain, 1885–1906

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The first chapter begins by exploring the scope for metropolitan anti-imperialism in around 1900, in particular the vulnerability of the British raj to a ‘linked-up’ agitation which united British ... More


Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Antoinette Burton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the writing of three 20th century Indian women to interrogate the status of the traditional archive, reading their memoirs, fictions, and histories as counter-narratives of colonial ... More


The Decline, Revival and Fall of the British Committee of Congress, 1915–22

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the growth of co-operation between the British Labour Party and the Indian National Congress, which it is suggested to have peaked at the end of the First World War when Tilak ... More


Putting the Diaspora in Its Place: From Colonial Transnationalism to Postcolonial Nationalism

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is the first of three chapters explaining the production of the Indian domestic abroad. At the moment of independence in 1947, the postcolonial Indian state very deliberately adopted a ... More


Edwardian Progressive Visitors to India, 1905–14

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter analyses the growing possibilities for co-operation between the early Labour Party in Britain and the newly resurgent Congress movement in India. It does so through examination of four ... More


India and the Labour Party, 1922–8

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Labour's evolving Indian policy in the 1920s and early 1930s, focusing on two interrelated developments. The first is Labour's closer engagement with the machinery of imperial ... More


Dilemmas of the Metropolitan Anti‐Imperialist, 1906–1910

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the efforts of metropolitan anti-imperialists to influence the work of the Liberal Government between 1906 and 1910. It begins by explaining the failure of the British Committee ... More


Taking the Fight National

James Robert Allison

in Sovereignty For Survival: American Energy Development and Indian Self-Determination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206692
eISBN:
9780300216219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

After successfully defending the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Reservations from non-Indian mining, American Indians launched a national campaign to prepare similarly situated energy tribes for the ... More


‘Vakil Raj’: The Indian National Congress and the Birth of the Lawyer as Political Representative

Mithi Mukherjee

in India in the Shadows of Empire: A Legal and Political History (1774–1950)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062509
eISBN:
9780199080151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062509.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter 3 discusses how notions of justice, equity, and liberty that were introduced in India by the British Empire in the wake of the 1857 Revolt were mediated by the figure of the monarch. This ... More


India and the Labour Party, 1929–31

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the Indian policy of the second Labour Government, arguing that many of the official obstacles that had hampered progress in 1924 were removed at the initiative of the Viceroy, ... More


The Third Phase (1930–1943): From the Round Table Conferences to the ‘Quit India’ Movement

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India, considered a proposal by Lieutenant-Colonel Terence Keyes for a federal form of government to address the wave of nationalistic fervour sweeping the country. ... More


The Fourth Phase (1943–1947): From Wavell to Mountbatten—The Road to Independence and Partition

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In his Discovery of India, Jawaharlal Nehru described the Quit India Movement as essentially a spontaneous mass upheaval in which the players, particularly Mahatma Gandhi, showed a sense of ... More


Jawaharlal Nehru and the Partition of India

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

During the twelve years prior to the Partition of India, Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the foremost leaders of the Indian National Congress and wielded considerable influence over the politics of the ... More


Politics on the Maidan: Sport, Communalism, and Nationalism

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Communal politics on the playing field and the history of the Pentangular and Mohammedan Sporting.


‘The Marriage Of Convenience’

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the ever-widening gap between the Hindus and Muslims and the Hindus and the British. It studies Khan’s policy of protecting the Muslim community from nationalist politics as ... More


The Second Phase (1907–1930): From the Morley–Minto Reforms to the Salt March

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

After the Surat debacle, the Moderates implemented a new administrative structure for the Indian National Congress (INC) that was essentially anti-Extremist. The structure included a clause that ... More


Becoming National: Tamils, Muslims and Congress in Colonial India

Madurika Rasaratnam

in Tamils and the Nation: India and Sri Lanka Compared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190498320
eISBN:
9780190638580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498320.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explains why the pan-ethnic conception of Indian national identity associated with the Indian National Congress was able to mobilize support in the Tamil-speaking areas, and therefore ... More


Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Zoya Hasan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The political history of modern India is intimately intertwined with the history of the Indian National Congress. The Congress is unique not only for its longevity but also for its role in the ... More


The Rise of Nationalism 1858–1900

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/9780195627985.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The first section of this chapter discusses the general factors in the growth of nationalism. The second section describes the administration of India after 1858. The third section considers early ... More


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