Towards Freedom, Documents on the Movement for Independence in India, 1942: Part 1 (Towards Freedom Series)
This volume in two parts covers 1942, the year of the largest and powerful mass protest ―: the Quit India movement. This first part of the volume brings together primary sources and archival documents for the period January 1942 to August 1942 and explores the emergence of the ground for the Quit India movement. The documents in Part I cover the entire period from the Bardoli Congress to Allahabad Congress and the beginning of the preparation for the Quit India movement. It includes all the significant milestones which require critical appraisal including the Cripps Mission, Student Politics, Communists, Kisan Sabha movements, Congress Socialist Party, Women and Dalit organizations and protests, the Forward Bloc and the Radical Democratic Party, and the communal problem.
Bringing together documents on such a diverse range of dimensions of the mass protest movements this volume tackles one of the most significant struggles against the colonial government which paved the way for independence. This volume on 1942 maps the events of the most crucial period of the independence of India.
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- Bipan Chandra (Editor), Salil Misra (Editor), Visalakshi Menon (Editor), Sabyasachi Bhattacharya (Editor) 1 more
- OUP India (19 May 2016)
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