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India and the Quest for One World

The Peacemakers


Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series book series (PMSTH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 1-4
  3. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 5-13
  4. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 14-32
  5. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 33-49
  6. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 50-74
  7. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 75-104
  8. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 105-127
  9. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 128-136
  10. Manu Bhagavan
    Pages 137-141
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 142-199

About this book


India and the Quest for One World revolutionizes the history of human rights, with dramatic impact on some of the most contentious debates of our time, by capturing the exceptional efforts of Mahatma Gandhi and the Nehrus to counter the divisions of the Cold War with an uplifting new vision of justice built on the principle of "unity in diversity."


20th-century India intellectual history human rights (inter)nationalism constitutional history postcolonial studies bibliography Cold War history India revolution

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Hunter College and the Graduate CenterThe City University of New YorkUSA

About the authors

Manu Bhagavan teaches at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, The City University of New York, USA, where he is a Professor of History and Chair of the Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. He has been a fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and President of the Society for Advancing the History of South Asia. He has also been interviewed by CNN-IBN, BBC Radio, World Citizen Radio, Press TV, and INI9.

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