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Towards freedom : documents on the movement for independence in India. 1941 /
pt. 1 edited by Amit K. Gupta and Arjun Dev with a preface by the general editor Sabyasachi Bhattacharya. Pt. 2 edited by Sumit Sarkar.
imprint
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2010-
description
pt. <1> ; 28 cm.
ISBN
019806537X, 9780198065371
format(s)
Book
Holdings
A Look Inside
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This volume contains documents related to the year 1941. It focuses on constitutional politics & World War II, India's economic condition, curbs on the press, & government repression, as well as the role of students, women, & culture in the Indian national movement.
Long Description
Part of the Towards Freedom series, this volume contains primary sources and archival documents related to the year 1941. Part I consists of three chapters. Chapter 1 focusing on the constitutional politics and World War II, provides insights into India's economic condition, war industries, defence preparations, curbs on the press and the provincial ministries of Sind, Punjab, Assam, Bengal, and Orissa. Chapter 2 examines the national struggle and government repression through theactivities of political parties like Indian National Congress, Communist Party of India, Congress Socialist Party, Radical Democratic Party, India League, Forward Bloc as well as the condition of political prisoners. The last chapter studies the role of students, women, and culture in the Indiannational movement.
Main Description
Part of the Towards Freedom series, this volume contains primary sources and archival documents related to the year 1941. Part I consists of three chapters. Chapter 1 focusing on the constitutional politics and World War II, provides insights into India's economic condition, war industries, defence preparations, curbs on the press and the provincial ministries of Sind, Punjab, Assam, Bengal, and Orissa. Chapter 2 examines the national struggle and government repression through the activities of political parties like Indian National Congress, Communist Party of India, Congress Socialist Party, Radical Democratic Party, India League, Forward Bloc as well as the condition of political prisoners. The last chapter studies the role of students, women, and culture in the Indian national movement.
Main Description
Part of the Towards Freedom series, this volume contains primary sources and archival documents related to the year 1941. Part I consists of three chapters. Chapter 1 focusing on the constitutional politics and World War II, provides insights into India's economic condition, war industries,defence preparations, curbs on the press and the provincial ministries of Sind, Punjab, Assam, Bengal, and Orissa. Chapter 2 examines the national struggle and government repression through the activities of political parties like Indian National Congress, Communist Party of India, CongressSocialist Party, Radical Democratic Party, India League, Forward Bloc as well as the condition of political prisoners. The last chapter studies the role of students, women, and culture in the Indian national movement.

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