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Faith and Freedom

Faith and Freedom

Gandhi in History

By (author) Mushirul Hasan

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  • A detailed historical account on MK Gandhi and the impact he had on India's political landscape and the making of modern India
  • A never-done-before detailed section on Gandhi's interaction and association with Muslim leaders
  • Gallery of rare photographs
Full Description
Faith and Freedom: Gandhi in History offers a meticulously researched account of Gandhi - his historical background, campaigns, impact on Indian life, and the guidance he still continues to offer in dealing with contemporary problems. The book offers a particularly illuminating and long overdue account of Gandhi's association with Muslim leaders, and shows how politically tragic religious nationalism can be. Written by one of India's leading historians, this book is a must read for everyone interested in understanding the political landscape of modern India.
·A detailed historical account on MK Gandhi and the impact he had on India's political landscape and the making of modern India ·A never-done-before detailed section on Gandhi's interaction and association with Muslim leaders ·Gallery of rare photographs   Faith and Freedom: Gandhi in History offers a meticulously researched account of Gandhi - his historical background, campaigns, impact on Indian life, and the guidance he still continues to offer in dealing with contemporary problems. The book offers a particularly illuminating and long overdue account of Gandhi's association with Muslim leaders, and shows how politically tragic religious nationalism can be. Written by one of India's leading historians, this book is a must read for everyone interested in understanding the political landscape of modern India.  
About the Author
Professor Mushirul Hasan is an internationally renowned historian, prolific author and former Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi. Professor Hasan has also authored Partners in Freedom: Jamia Milia Islamia (Niyogi Books, 2006); Mutiny Memoirs (Niyogi Books, 2009); and The Avadh Punch: Wit and Humour in Colonial North India (2007) as part of the Punch series brought out by Niyogi Books. He has written extensively on the Partition of India, on communalism and on the histories of Islam in South Asia. Professor Hasan was the elected President of the Indian History Congress in 2002. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India and in 2010 the Ordre des Palmes Académiques was conferred upon him by the French Government. He is presently the Director-General of the National Archives of India.
Specifications
Publisher
Niyogi Books
ISBN
9789381523315
Published
12th Aug 2013
Binding
Hardback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
6.32 in x 9.23 in
Pages
568 Pages
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