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Published: 15 November 2007

354 Pages


ISBN: 9780199233014

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The British Left and India

Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Nicholas Owen

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Uses new archival material, from private correspondence of British politicians, to secret reports of the imperial security services
  • Looks at Mahatma Gandhi and the British understanding of what he represented
  • Examines the relationship between the British Left and the nationalist movement in India before 1947