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Towards Freedom: Documents on the Movement for Independence in India 1941: Part 1
     

Towards Freedom: Documents on the Movement for Independence in India 1941: Part 1

by Amit K. Gupta (Editor), Dev. Arjun (Editor), Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
 

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198065371
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/09/2012
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.30(d)

Meet the Author

Amit K. Gupta is Visiting Professor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

Arjun Dev is Former Professor of History, NCERT, New Delhi.

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