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Author Menon, Visalakshi.

Title From movement to government : the Congress in the United Provinces, 1937-42 / Visalakshi Menon
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (363 pages) : maps
Series Sage series in modern Indian history ; 4
Sage series in modern Indian history ; 4
Contents Cover; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; List of Maps; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 -- The Background: Revival of the Congress Organization in the UP; 2 -- The Working of the Congress Ministry; 3 -- The Mushrooming of Mass Organizations; 4 -- An Amicable Existence: The UP Congress Socialist Party, 1937-39; 5 -- The Agrarian Angle: The UP Kisan Sangh; 6 -- The Fabric of the Congress Organization: The UPCC, 1937-39; 7 -- Congress and the War: A Return to Gandhi?; 8 -- Gathering Momentum: From Individual to "All Out Satyagraha", 1940-42; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography
Summary For a long time the provincial autonomy phase of the Indian national movement was largely ignored by historians. However, it is now becoming increasingly evident that vital changes in power equations occurred during that period. Starting from this premise, Visalakshi Menon provides a detailed account of the Congress Ministry of 1937-39 in the United Provinces and explores the internal dynamics of an organization performing the dual function of a government in power and a movement spearheading the anti-imperialist struggle. She amply demonstrates that this period was not a dormant one as genera
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-347) and index
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Subject Indian National Congress. U.P. Provincial Congress Committee -- History.
Uttar Pradesh (India) -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 8132103688 (electronic bk.)
9788132103684 (electronic bk.)