Author: Ravi Dayal
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195645375
This volume gives an accessible, episodically structured and well researched account of India's freedom struggle.
This book places before the readers an exceptionally vivid account of the way in which the people of India, drawn from different classes and communities fought together against the British for the freedom of their country.
Fourteen eminent historians of India have contributed essays to this book. A vivid introduction by the editor Ravi Dayal provides the context for the narrative which unfolds in this fascinating book.
EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS
Students of distinct political and social movements in the pre-independence period will find the studies in this volume neatly introduced by Ravi Dayal..
- Indian Express
Dayal's book is a welcome alternative to the parochial reading of the history of nationalist struggle available until now.
- Free Press Journal