Modern India: The Origins of An Asian Democracy

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ahimsa212
see also satyagraha, Gandhi's ideal of
Akbar (b. 1542), Mogul Emperor ( 1556-1604) 36
Ali brothers: Mahomed ( 1878-1931), Shaukat ( 1873-1938), U.P. journalists and politicians 201, 202, 218
Aligarh 151, 164, 191, 192, 201
Allah 29, 30, 153
see also Islam
Allahabad People's Association175
All India States Peoples Conference 295, 347
Ambedkar, Dr B. R. ( 1891-1956), leader of a section of Untouchables, eventually became a Buddhist, taking many Untouchables with him 289 ff.
Amery, Leo ( 1873-1955), b. in India, British Conservative politician, Secretary of State for India ( 1940-5) 329
Amritsar, see Jallianwalla Bagh
Anand, M. R. (b. 1905), Indian novelist 20
Aney, M. S. ( 1880-1968), politician from Berar, sometime Swarajist 281
Anjuman-i-Himayet-i-Islam 164-5
Ansari, Dr M. A. ( 1880-1936), U.P. Muslim settled in Delhi, doctor, 'Nationalist' Muslim politician and close associate of Gandhi 237, 266, 271, 287
see also Muslims, 'Nationalist'
Arms Act ( 1878) 137, 144, 204
Army, Indian 49, 67, 87ff., 100-1, 129-31, 138, 143, 195, 197, 204, 247, 248, 319-20, 324-5, 340, 358, 378-9, 383
see also Mutiny, the ( 1857)
army, 'Indian National' 324
Arya Samaj 162-3, 164, 174
ashrams (Gandhi's) 213, 215, 216, 232, 268, 275
Attlee, Clement ( 1883-1967), British Labour politician, Deputy Prime Minister ( 1942-5), Prime Minister ( 1945-51) 338, 361, 362
Auckland, Lord, Governor-General of India ( 1836-42) 82
Aurangzeb, Mogul Emperor ( 1658-1707) 38 ff., 70
Azad, A. K. ( 1887-1958), 'Nationalist Muslim' from Calcutta237, 266, 339
Banerjea, Surendranath ( 1848-1925), Bengali politician and journalist; sometime President of Congress; Minister in Bengal government ( 1921- 3) 147, 155, 172, 184, 189, 197, 210, 229
Bangladesh382
banking 14, 121-2, 256, 258
see also financial systems ( Indian), Co- operative Societies
Bengal, partition of ( 1905) 181
Bentham, Jeremy ( 1748-1832), philosopher and writer on jurisprudence, advocate of Utilitarianism 66, 71, 74
Bentinck, Lord William, Governor-General of India ( 1828-35) 46, 71, 74, 76, 77, 82
Besant, Annie ( 1847-1933), Theosophist, journalist and politician198-9, 202, 218, 222
bhadralok22, 181
Bhagavad Gita28
bhakti27
Bilgrami, S. H. ( 1842-1926), U.P. Muslim politician, Secretary of Muslim League ( 1908-10) 192
Birkenhead, 1st Earl of ( 1872-1930), Secretary of State for India ( 1924-8) 245
Bombay Association173
Bombay Presidency Association174
Bonnerjee, W. C. ( 1844-1906), Bengali lawyer and politician, President of Congress ( 1885) 184
Bose, Subhas Chandra ( 1897-1945), radical Bengali politician 266, 305
brahmacharya213
Brahman 26
Brahmo Samaj 81, 161-2
British Indian Association172, 173
British life-style (in India) 98 ff., 135 ff.
British withdrawal from India (reasons; timing; mechanics) 315, Ch. 6
businessmen (British), in India68, 84, 106, 114-15, 129, 249, 256-7, 319
Butler, Sir Harcourt ( 1869-1938), entered I.C.S. 1890; Lt.-Governor and Governor of U.P. ( 1918-23); Governor

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