Lovers of Human Rights and Friends of India

ISBN Number : 81-7493-797-8

Library Price : Rs.275

Library Dollar Price : 11$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2000

No. Of Pages : 182

About The Book

Dr.Manisha Dhikholkar`s work provides a fresh dimension to the understanding of the Indian Nationalist Movement.
She has picked up nine names-seven men and two women, Seven of them are British and two American, European in blood and color, but Indian in attitude. It is people like them who were responsible for the noble spiritual thread of delicate human relations that has bound Indian and British people even after the bitter fight of India`s Freedom struggle.
The work assumes credibikity as the author has based her interpretation on the primary Sources including the private Papers.
This book can be read with great interest and benefit both students and general readers as it provides a fresh view into this fascinating phase of India`s Freedom struggle.

Book Content of Lovers of Human Rights and Friends of India
  1. Concept of Human Rights
  2. Human Rights and Colonial India
  3. Allan Octavian Hume C.B. - A Saviour of Humanity
  4. J.Keir Hardie - Advocate of Humanity
  5. H.M. Hyndman - Champion of Human Rights
  6. Margaret Cousins - Champion of Women`s Cause
  7. Guy Aldred - Crusader of Liberty
  8. George Lansbury - Champion`of Humanity
  9. J.T. Sunderland - Lover of Humanity and Liberty
  10. Roger Baldwin - For Prisoner`s Rights
  11. Monica Whately - For Humanising the Prison System

About The Author

Dr. (Mrs.) Manisha S. Dikholkar, Head, Department of History is a member of the teaching staff of the Elphinstone College, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai, since 1972. She received her M.A. degreee in History from Nagpur University and obtained her Ph.D. from SNDT Women`s University, Mumbai, for her study entitled India`s Struggle for Independence - British Reaction and Responses 1885-1920. She also has a Sahitya Ratna in Hindi from Prayag University. Her interdisciplinary interests include a Post Graduate Diploma in Clothing Technology from Leeds University U.K. She also completed a certificate course in Ancient Indian Culture, Religion and Philosophy from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai. Author of the book The History of India`s Freedom Struggle in Britain – British Reaction And Responses 1885-1920 (published in 1996) for which she has received the `Best History Author Award` from World NRI Technocrat, Canada, and International TAP Foundation, 1996. She has presented many research paper`s in various national and international seminars and conferences and has published many of them. The authors forthcoming books are`lndian and Foreign Womens` Contribution to India`s Freedom Struggle`, Some Aspects of Hinduism` and `American Friends of India`.

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