Essays Tagged: "Indian Nationalism"

Ghandi and the salvatage

ably the best known proponent of passive resistance and this idea helped him to achieve the goal of Indian nationalism. His inflexible self-control helped him to be the great leader that his is known ... for a new India.Gandhi studied law in London and then went to South Africa to work as a lawyer for Indian immigrants. He then returned to India and set up a nonviolent movement based on his experienc ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

India in the Post-Colonial Era

me convinced that they were not receiving the full rights of the British citizen. Once the seeds of Indian nationalism were sewn, they began to sprout in the form of the Indian National Congress. The ... r force than petty uprisings was required if India wanted to gain independence.Mohandas Gandhi, and Indian lawyer, probably played the most important role in India's fight for independence. Gandhi use ...

(4 pages) 54 0 1.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Gandhian Politics: The role of Khadi in shaping Indian national identity

f Swadeshi.” Gandhi’s favorite obsession, khadi, played a key role in the fostering of an Indian national identity. As such, the study of khadi is integral in understanding Gandhian politics ... eness of using khadi as a national symbol and have highlighted that it undermined the pursuit of an Indian national identity rather than playing a key role in strengthening it. As such, what was khadi ...

(12 pages) 37 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


rought peace and order to the countryside. They revised the legal system to promote justice for the Indians regardless of class. Indian landowners and princes, who still owned territory grew rich from ... m as a means of communication. These improvements and benefits from British rule eventually lead to Indian nationalism. The exposure to European ideas caused an Indian nationalist movement, the people ...

(3 pages) 475 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Early resistance to british na

difficult task.An historical case of the nationalism problem is the nationalist movement in India. Indians celebrated 50 years of independence from British rule in August 1997. The end of the empire ... aper first studies the steps of the western intrusion into India and then tries to describe how the Indian nationalism was born.II. Main part A. The Western Intrusion 1. European Imperialism When the ...

(13 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Key Factors in the Struggle for Indian Freedom

ed. In rare cases, the actions of the native population are characterized by non-violence, with the Indian independence movement led by Mahatma Gandhi being one of the most notable examples, and the v ... feelings were not brought to life until a man by the name of Gandhi took over the leadership of the Indian National Conference. Contrary to this belief, such feelings of nationalism had been present i ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

To what extent was Mahatma Gandhi the reason the British Empire gave up imperial control?

dia finally escaped away from the rule of the British. Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948, was the leader of Indian Nationalism in British-ruled India. Before Gandhi was born, British started ruling India at 1 ... trol of the cotton industry and traded it as their own and used violence to control the 500 million Indians. When Gandhi was about 45 years old, he started to protest as the leader of discontented Ind ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts