Author:S.R. Mehrotra and Edward C. Moulton (eds.)


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Selected Writings of Allan Octavian Hume Volume I (1829-1867)

By: S.R. Mehrotra and Edward C. Moulton (eds.)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002173

ISBN: 0195658965

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This is the first of four volumes of the writings of Allan Octavian Hume (1829-1912), a genuine British liberal radical, who began his professional life as an Indian Civil Service (ICS) officer, evolved into a persistent critic of the Raj and became famous as the principal founder of the Indian National Congress the political organization which led India to independence in 1947. This volume focuses mainly on Hume's years in district administration in the North-Western Provinces, now part of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Hume was immersed in this region for seventeen years, eleven of which were ... View more info