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Quest for Freedom : The United States and India's Independence - Kenton J. Clymer

Quest for Freedom

The United States and India's Independence


Published: 8th February 1995
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A study of India's struggle towards independence, which examines the quest in the broader context of the USA's response to the question of Asian nationalism. The author views American foreign policy at a time of important change in America's attitude towards the colonial world.

Abbreviations Used in Notesp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
Quest for Freedomp. 0
Prologuep. 1
The United States, Great Britain, and India at the Beginning of World War IIp. 11
From Pearl Harbor to the Cripps Mission (December 1941-April 1942)p. 37
The Johnson Mission (March-May 1942)p. 55
From the Cripps Mission to the "quit India" Crisis (April-August 1942)p. 73
Quit India Arrests to the Appointment of William Phillips (August 1942-January 1943)p. 95
William Phillips's Mission to India (January-June 1943)p. 128
American Disillusionment Grows (June 1943-september 1944)p. 167
Renewed American Interest in India (september 1944-December 1945)p. 203
To Independence (January 1946-August 1947)p. 238
Conclusionp. 285
Notesp. 295
Bibliographyp. 367
Indexp. 379
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ISBN: 9780231100441
ISBN-10: 0231100442
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 393
Published: 8th February 1995
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.4  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.73