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The Web of FreedomJ.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.$
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Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199460816

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
Source:
The Web of Freedom
Author(s):

Venu Madhav Govindu

Deepak Malghan

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0001

This chapter provides an introduction to the basic argument of the book as well as its structure. It describes the book as being salient in three distinct ways. As a biography it tells the fascinating story of Kumarappa’s personal transformation. Alongside this biographical dimension, the book develops the wide range of ideas presented by Kumarappa on economic, political, and other issues. Finally, by looking at the period from the 1930s to 1950s through the critical eyes of Kumarappa, the book provides a novel understanding of many issues of public significance in this period.

Keywords:   Kumarappa, Mahatma Gandhi, biography, constructive work, economic thought, economic and political history of modern India

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