India's Prisoner: A Biography of Edward John Thompson, 1886-1946

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Edward John Thompson--novelist, poet, journalist, and historian of India--was a liberal advocate for Indian culture and political self-determination at a time when Indian affairs were of little general interest in England. As a friend of Nehru, Gandhi, and other Congress Party leaders, Thompson had contacts that many English officials did not have and did not know how to get. Thus, he was an excellent channel for interpreting India to England and England to India. Thompson first went to India in 1910 as a Methodist ...

India's Prisoner: A Biography of Edward John Thompson, 1886-1946 2001, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826212993

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