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Friendships of 'Largeness and Freedom': Andrews, Tagore, and Gandhi : An Epistolary Account, 1912-1940

Uma Das Gupta

Abstract

Friendships of ‘Largeness and Freedom’ presents the story of three remarkable individuals—Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, and the Anglican missionary Charles Freer Andrews. Brought together for the first time, the letters in this volume not only bear witness to their friendship but also reveal the universal principles they adopted to pursue freedom from colonial rule. Together, the three friends have given us an alternative legacy—the legacy of a nationalism that worked with complete restraint, that cried halt to the freedom movement whenever it turned violent, and that proclaimed the way ... More

Keywords: C.F Andrews, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, national movement, religion, politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199481217
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199481217.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Uma Das Gupta, editor
Former Research Professor, Social Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata