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Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

B. R. Nanda

Abstract

This biography of Gopal Krishna Gokhale—one of the pre-eminent leaders of India during its struggle for independence—reassesses the Indian political scene during the last decades of the nineteenth century and the first decade of the twentieth century. Gokhale’s political career practically coincided with the first thirty years of the Indian National Congress. He was much younger than its founding fathers, but it was his good fortune to be in close contact with them, to win their confidence, and to become their ablest spokesman. While he was still in his 30s, he became the authentic spokesman o ... More

Keywords: Gopal Krishna Gokhale, biography, independence, Indian politics, political career, Indian National Congress, Indian nationalism, Indo-British relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780195647518
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

B. R. Nanda, author