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The Autobiography of a Revolutionary in British India

1st Edition

By Kali Ghosh


224 pages

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pub: 2017-07-18
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This is a fascinating autobiography set before the partition of the subcontinent. Kali Prasad Ghosh belonged to a zamindar or landed family in Bengal. He joined the Congress movement and later, in the 1920s, became more radical. He was brought up as an intellectual but, in the end, his interest shifted to making bombs intended to blow up British property. The narrative if that of a man looking back and trying to understand his own coming to political awareness in the 1920s and 30s.

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Table of Contents

In the Village

1. My Parents 2. My Early Life 3. Political Infancy 4. A Revolutionary in the Making 5. Lessons in Feudalism 6. Look Beyond the Village 7. Congress Comes to the Village 8. The End of Non-Co-operation

In the City

9. Calcutta: Personal Adjustments 10. The Wind Blows Left 11. Annual Conference 12. The Year of Grace 13. Gathering Clouds 14. Crisis 15. Absconders

In Captivity

16. Police Hospitality 17. A Year in Prison 18. Farewell to India

In England

19. Re-evaluation

About the Author

Kali Prasad Ghosh

Gunnel Cederlof is Professor of History at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden.

Janken Mrydal is Professor of Agrarian History at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
HISTORY / Revolutionary
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies