A Revolutionary History of Interwar India: Violence, Image, Voice and Text

A Revolutionary History of Interwar India: Violence, Image, Voice and Text

by Kama Maclean

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ISBN-13: 9780190217150
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kama Maclean is Associate Professor of South Asian and World History at UNSW in Sydney, and Editor of South Asia. Her book, Pilgrimage and Power, was awarded an honorable mention in the Ananda Coomaraswamy Prize (2009).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Violence and Anticolonialism in India
Part I
The Revolutionaries of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army: Histories, Actions, Activists
2. Of History and Legend: Revolutionary Actions in North India, 1928-31
3. That Hat: Infamy, Strategy and Social Communication
4. The Revolutionary Unknown: The Secret Life of Durga Devi Vohra
Part II
Porous Politics: The Congress and the Revolutionaries
5. Intermediaries, the Revolutionaries and the Congress
6. The Revolutionary Picture: Images and the Dynamics of Anticolonialism
7. 'Gandhi and Balraj': From Dominion Status to Complete Independence
Part III
The Aftermath: Gandhism and the Challenge of Revolutionary Violence
8. The Karachi Congress, 1931
9. Controlling Political Violence: the Government, the Congress and the HSRA
Epilogue: Congress and the Revolutionaries, 1937-1946
Conclusion: The Dynamics of Anticolonial Violence
Appendix: The Martyr's Conference in Paradise

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