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Author Ramnath, Maia, 1973-

Title Haj to Utopia : How the Ghadar Movement Charted Global Radicalism and Attempted to Overthrow the British Empire
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (343 pages)
Series The California world history library ; 19
California world history library ; 19.
Contents Cover; Haj to Utopia; THE CALIFORNIA WORLD HISTORY LIBRARY; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. "The Air of Freedom": Ghadar in America; 2. Our Name Is Our Work: The Syndicalist Ghadar; 3. Enemies of Enemies ... : The Nationalist Ghadar; 4. ... and Friends: The Republican Ghadar; 5. Toilers of the East: The Communist Ghadar; 6. "Dear Muhammedan Brothers": The Khilafatist Ghadar; 7. Lal Salaams: Ghadar and the Bolshevik Muhajirin; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary In The Haj to Utopia, Maia Ramnath tells the dramatic story of Ghadar, the Indian anticolonial movement that attempted overthrow of the British Empire. Founded by South Asian immigrants in California, Ghadar--which is translated as "mutiny"--Quickly became a global presence in East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and East Africa. Ramnath brings this epic struggle to life as she traces Ghadar's origins to the Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, its establishment of headquarters in Berkeley, California, and its fostering by anarchists in London, Paris, and Berlin. Linking Britain's declaration of war on G
Analysis 20th century europe
20th century india
20th century politics
asian diaspora
british empire and india
british history
british rule
california history
california immigration
european history
german empire
global radicalism
government and governing
history of india
imperial history
imperialism and nationalism
indian colonialism
indian history
indians and california
political radicalism
radical political thought
radical thought
south asian immigrants
us history
west coast
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-311) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Hindustan Gadar Party -- History -- 20th century
Hindustan Gadar Party
Nationalism -- History -- 20th century
Social movements -- History -- 20th century
Political activists -- History -- 20th century
Social reformers -- History -- 20th century
Revolutionaries -- History -- 20th century
World politics -- 1900-1918.
World politics -- 1919-1932.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Nationalism.
Autonomy and independence movements
Political activists
Politics and government
Social movements
Social reformers
World politics
India -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
India -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780520950399