Defining a Nation India on the Eve of Independence 1945

ISBN-10: 0321355857

ISBN-13: 9780321355850

Edition: 2006

Authors: Mark C. Carnes, Ainslie Embree, Barnard Staff

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Part of the ldquo;Reacting to the Pastrdquo; series, this text consists of elaborate games in which students are assigned roles, informed by classic texts, set in particular moments of intellectual and social ferment.nbsp; The game is set at Simla, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where the British viceroy has invited leaders of various religious and political constituencies to work out the future of Britainrsquo;s largest colony.
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Book details

List price: $30.60
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The Train To Simla
Introduction
Basic Materials
Historical Maps
India 1945: Major Cities, Rivers, and Princely States
Muslims as a Percentage of the Total Population Of India, 1931
The Historical Moment: June 1945
Special Rules: Departures From The Historical Context
Omission of Lord Wavell
Inclusion of the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Maharaja of Kashmir
Inclusion of the Hindu Mahasabha
Inclusion of the Communist Party Leadership
Inclusion of Indeterminates
Duration of the Simla Conference
Roles
Suggested Role Distribution
British Governor(s) General
Members of the INC: The Congress Party
Representatives of the Muslim League
Adherents of Mohandas Gandhi
The Nizam of Hyderabad, a Muslim Prince
The Maharaja of Kashmir
Representative of the Sikhs
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, Untouchable Leader
Representative of the Hindu Mahasabha
Leader of the Communist Party of India
Various Indeterminates
Follower of Badshah Khan (Pashtun, North-West Frontier Province)
Basic Game Rules
Victory Objectives
Tactics and Weapons
Technical: Access to the Podium
Nonviolent Protests and "Direct Action"
Civil War
Likely Electoral Strength
"Reserved Seats" Versus "Restricted Electorate"
Electoral Simplicity
Fundamental Considerations
Schedule of Assignments and Class Activities
First Class: Historical Background
Ancient Origins of Indian Civilization
Second and Third Classes: Primary Sources
Sources of Indian Tradition, Volume 2
Major Documents
Fourth Class: Quiz
Sample Questions: India's Search for National Identity
Sample Questions: Sources of Indian Tradition, Volume 2
Written Assignments
India: A Chronology
India's Population
Principle Events
India: An Essential History
1757: British East India Company Defeats Mughals
1857: The Sepoy Mutiny
1858: Government of India Act: British Direct Rule Commences
1885: INC (Congress) Founded
Tilak: A Hindu Revival
Militant Muslims
1905: Partition of Bengal
1906: Muslim League Founded
World War I
1919: Gandhi Arrives in India; The Amritsar Massacre
1919-1924: Khilafat Movement
1922: Gandhi Halts Nationwide Civil Disobedience
1930: Gandhi's Salt March, The Beginning of Second Civil Disobedience Campaign
1935: Government of India Act
1937: Provincial Elections, Congress Wins
1940: Jinnah Calls for a Muslim State
Glossary
Major Documents
Mahatma Gandhi's Statement on Satyagraha (1919)
On Hindu-Muslim Relations
Muslim Resolutions at Dacca, 30 December 1906
M. A. Jinnah: Presidential Address, Patna Session of the Muslim League, December 1938
Jinnah: Speech before the Assembly of the Muslim League, Lahore, 1940
Gandhi: Extracts from the Collected Works
Nehru: Against Pakistan
Maulana Azad: Against Pakistan
V. D. Savarkar's Presidential Address at the 20th Session of the All-India Hindu Mahasabha, 1938
Gandhi: On Assam and Grouping Proposal
15 December 1946
On the Untouchables
B. R. Ambedkar on the Depressed Classes, at the Indian Round Table Conference, 1 January 1931
Excerpts from Gandhi and Gandhism
On the Future of the Indian Economy
Jawaharlal Nehru's Presidential Address at the Lucknow Session of the National Congress, 12 April 1936 (Pro Socialism)
Report on the Gandhi-Inspired Wardha Education Scheme, 1939
The Communist Party of India
The Hindu Mahasabha's Economic Plan, 1931
Embree, India's Search for National Identity
Preface to the Revised Edition
Introduction
One Great Nation?
Origins of Indian Nationalism
Profile: 1880s
Voices of India
First Responses to the West
Role of Regional Languages
Nationalist Organizations
Ilbert Bill
B. G. Tilak
Muslim Movements
Search for a Center
Curzon Era
New Radicalism
Muslim League
Constitutional Reforms
Revival of Nationalist Activity
The Emergence of Gandhi
Reactions to the Rowlatt Acts
Khilafat Movement
Non-Cooperation Movement
Non-Cooperation Begins
Civil Disobedience
Gandhi's Arrest
The Politics of Right Mistakes
India's International Status
Division in the Nationalist Movement
First Demand for Independence
Hindu-Muslim Relations
Renewal of Nationalist Activity
1935 India Act
New Strength of the Muslim League
End and Beginning
Bargaining for Independence
Two-Nation Concept
Allied Pressure
Cripps Mission
"Quit India" Resolution
Negotiations for Independence
Partition
Recommended Reading
General Studies
Specialized Studies
Biographical Studies
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