The National Movement by Irfan HabibThe National Movement by Irfan Habib

The National Movement

byIrfan Habib

Paperback | September 1, 2013

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This volume consists of five essays on the National Movement that arose to overthrow British rule in India. Three of these essays are devoted to the two men, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, whose divergent ideas dominated the National Movement and to different degrees influenced its course. A fourth essay studies in detail how ideas and practice enmeshed to produce the civil disobedience movement in its initial phase, 1930-31, being undoubtedly the most powerful mass agitation organized by the Congress. The final essay studies the contributions made by the Left, especially the Communists, to the National Movement, seeking to fill a gap quite often found in conventional histories.

Irfan Habib, professor emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 1556-1707 (1963; revised edition 1999), An Atlas of the Mughal Empire (1982), Essays in Indian History: Towards a Marxist Perception (1995), Medieval India: The Study of a Civilization (2007), Economic History of Med...
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Title:The National MovementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pagesPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:Tulika BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8189487795

ISBN - 13:9788189487799

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