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Campaigning in Britain and the USA

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780748640454
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651948 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0008
Campaigning in Britain and the USA

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This chapter examines Alexander's return to Britain and the campaigns which he mounted in Britain and the USA to raise awareness of the Indian perspective, showing that Alexander tirelessly worked to lessen the mutual incomprehension which affected the relations between Britain and India. It then looks at his concern over the Bengal famine, describes his campaigning efforts in America and Britain, and introduces Rebecca Bradbeer, an American who later became Alexander's second wife.

Keywords: campaigns; Indian perspective; awareness; mutual incomprehension; Bengal famine; Rebecca Bradbeer

Chapter.  8737 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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