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Congress And The Raj (Facets of the Indian Struggle 1917-47)
Congress And The Raj (Facets of the Indian Struggle 1917-47)
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About the Book

This volume studies the less-eulogized facets of the anti-imperialist movement. D.A. Low, the editor of this volume, was the founder of the Canberra-Sussex school that initiated the transition from elite to popular historiography. The Foreword narrates an interesting anecdotal history of the historiography of Congress and the Raj and the resultant intellectual debate that raged at the time.

The contributors include leading scholars: Ravinder Kumar, Brian Stoddart, Judith Brown, Gyanendra Pandey, James manor, D.E.U. Baker, and Robin Jeffrey among other. Their chapters cover Congress politics in Bombay, coastal Andhra Pradesh, the United Provinces, Central Provinces, Berar, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, and Rohilkhand besides looking at the civil disobedience movement led by Gandhi, the peasant agitations in Gujarat, and Gandhian politics in Mysore.

About the Author

This classic study of the national movement and popular politics in modern India focuses on the less know facets of the struggle at the village, region and provincial levels. In his introduction, Low highlights the transition from elite to popular historiography by dwelling on the ability of the Congress to win over peasant communities which ironically the British had enfranchised. A Foreword by historian Rajat Kanta Ray both situates the

work and provides a current context.

This valuable collection will be useful to those interested in the history of nationalism and imperialism as well as the origins of post-Independence politics in India. It will also appeal to scholars and students of history,

politics, and the lay reader

D.A. Low is Emeritus Smuts Professor of the History of the British Commonwealth in the University of Cambridge. He was formerly Vice-Chancellor of Australian National University, Director of the ANU's Research School of Pacific Studies, and founding Dean of the School of

African and Asian Studies at the University of Sussex.

'This volume showed the strengths of local research and the importance

of the worm's eye-view
-Hindu

'The book is a valuable addition to the historiography of modern India.'

-B.R. Tomlinson, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

'The articles Yield a mine of information to new research workers.'

-Barun De, University of Calcutta

'Congress and the Raj brings the work of a number of scholars to bear on the three decades during which the British government faced an overt and sustained challenge to the legitimacy of its very presence in India.'

-David Taylor, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

CONTENTS
Preface
xi
List of mapsxiv
Abbreviationsxv
Contributorsxvi
Introduction: the climactic years 1917-47 D.A. LowI
1The crisis of the lesser Patidars: peasant agitations in Kheda District, Gujarat, 1917-3447
David Hardiman
2From Swaraj to Purna Swaraj: nationalist politics in the city of Bombay, 1920-3277
Ravinder Kumar
3The structure of Congress politics in coastal Andhra, 1925-37109
Brian Stoddart
4The role of a national leader: Gandhi, Congress and civil disobedience, 1929-34133
Judith M. Brown
5Civil martial law: the Government of India and the civil disobedience movements, 1930-34165
6A rural base for Congress: the United Provinces, 1920-40199
Gyanendra Pandey
199
7The changing leadership of the Congress in the Central Provinces and Berar, 1919-39225
D.E.U. Baker
8The politics of coalescence: the Congress in Tamilnad 1930-37259
David Arnold
9Unity on trial: Congress in Bihar, 1929-39
G. McDonald
10Kisan populism and revolution in rural India : the 1942 disturbances in Bihar and east United Provinces315
Max Harcort
11Co-operation or confrontation? War and Congress Politics 1939-42349
Johannes H. Voigt
12The problem of freedom with unity: London's Congress politics 1917-47375
R.J. Moore
13Gandhian politics and the challenge to princely authority in Mysore, 1936-47405
James Manor
14A sanctified label-'Congress' in Travancore politics, 1938-48435
Robin Jeffrey
15From one Raj to another: Congress politics in Rohilkhand, 1930-50473
Lance Brennan
Glossary 505
Index507

Congress And The Raj (Facets of the Indian Struggle 1917-47)

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2004
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Oxford University Paperbacks
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About the Book

This volume studies the less-eulogized facets of the anti-imperialist movement. D.A. Low, the editor of this volume, was the founder of the Canberra-Sussex school that initiated the transition from elite to popular historiography. The Foreword narrates an interesting anecdotal history of the historiography of Congress and the Raj and the resultant intellectual debate that raged at the time.

The contributors include leading scholars: Ravinder Kumar, Brian Stoddart, Judith Brown, Gyanendra Pandey, James manor, D.E.U. Baker, and Robin Jeffrey among other. Their chapters cover Congress politics in Bombay, coastal Andhra Pradesh, the United Provinces, Central Provinces, Berar, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, and Rohilkhand besides looking at the civil disobedience movement led by Gandhi, the peasant agitations in Gujarat, and Gandhian politics in Mysore.

About the Author

This classic study of the national movement and popular politics in modern India focuses on the less know facets of the struggle at the village, region and provincial levels. In his introduction, Low highlights the transition from elite to popular historiography by dwelling on the ability of the Congress to win over peasant communities which ironically the British had enfranchised. A Foreword by historian Rajat Kanta Ray both situates the

work and provides a current context.

This valuable collection will be useful to those interested in the history of nationalism and imperialism as well as the origins of post-Independence politics in India. It will also appeal to scholars and students of history,

politics, and the lay reader

D.A. Low is Emeritus Smuts Professor of the History of the British Commonwealth in the University of Cambridge. He was formerly Vice-Chancellor of Australian National University, Director of the ANU's Research School of Pacific Studies, and founding Dean of the School of

African and Asian Studies at the University of Sussex.

'This volume showed the strengths of local research and the importance

of the worm's eye-view
-Hindu

'The book is a valuable addition to the historiography of modern India.'

-B.R. Tomlinson, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

'The articles Yield a mine of information to new research workers.'

-Barun De, University of Calcutta

'Congress and the Raj brings the work of a number of scholars to bear on the three decades during which the British government faced an overt and sustained challenge to the legitimacy of its very presence in India.'

-David Taylor, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

CONTENTS
Preface
xi
List of mapsxiv
Abbreviationsxv
Contributorsxvi
Introduction: the climactic years 1917-47 D.A. LowI
1The crisis of the lesser Patidars: peasant agitations in Kheda District, Gujarat, 1917-3447
David Hardiman
2From Swaraj to Purna Swaraj: nationalist politics in the city of Bombay, 1920-3277
Ravinder Kumar
3The structure of Congress politics in coastal Andhra, 1925-37109
Brian Stoddart
4The role of a national leader: Gandhi, Congress and civil disobedience, 1929-34133
Judith M. Brown
5Civil martial law: the Government of India and the civil disobedience movements, 1930-34165
6A rural base for Congress: the United Provinces, 1920-40199
Gyanendra Pandey
199
7The changing leadership of the Congress in the Central Provinces and Berar, 1919-39225
D.E.U. Baker
8The politics of coalescence: the Congress in Tamilnad 1930-37259
David Arnold
9Unity on trial: Congress in Bihar, 1929-39
G. McDonald
10Kisan populism and revolution in rural India : the 1942 disturbances in Bihar and east United Provinces315
Max Harcort
11Co-operation or confrontation? War and Congress Politics 1939-42349
Johannes H. Voigt
12The problem of freedom with unity: London's Congress politics 1917-47375
R.J. Moore
13Gandhian politics and the challenge to princely authority in Mysore, 1936-47405
James Manor
14A sanctified label-'Congress' in Travancore politics, 1938-48435
Robin Jeffrey
15From one Raj to another: Congress politics in Rohilkhand, 1930-50473
Lance Brennan
Glossary 505
Index507
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