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Encyclopaedia of Eminent Women of India (3 Vols-Set)

S R Bakshi

ISBN 10: 8189652826 / ISBN 13: 9788189652821
Published by Vista International, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Vol. I. Preface. Introduction. 1. Position of women before Gandhi. 2. Social regeneration. 3. Women social reformers 1858 1905. 4. Communal divide and the women's movement. 5. Status of women. 6. Indira Gandhi. 7. Mother Teresa. 8. Service of humanity. Vol. II. Preface. Introduction. 1. Aruna Asaf Ali. 2. Contact with Gandhiji. 3. Aruna goes underground. 4. Her leadership. 5. Besant Annie. 6. Philosophy of Radicalism. 7. Congress President 1917. 8. An assessment. 9. Cama Madam Bhikhaji. 10. Visit to U.S.A. 11. Activities in Paris. 12. Views on Russian revolution. 13. As a journalist. 14. Epilogue. 15. Chattopadhyaya Kamaladevi. 16. Eminent women in freedom struggle. Vol. III. Preface. Introduction. 1. Gandhi Kusturba. 2. Gandhiji and Kusturba. 3. Life in South Africa. 4. Roots in National Movement. 5. Last years. 6. Kaur Rajkumari Amrit. 7. As health minister. 8. Social service. 9. Ideal socialistic society. 10. An assessment. 11. Naidu Sarojini early career. 12. Congress President. 13. Role in freedom struggle. 14. Nehru Kamala. 15. Nehru's reminiscences. 16. Place in history. 17. Nivedita Sister early career. 18. Tributes. 19. Pandit Vijaya Lakshmi early career. 20. As a minister. 21. The assessment. This encyclopaedia study of eminent women is very significant in the annals of our history. Their role has been highlighted in a way which made their names most prominent. In fact they were mainly guided by the Gandhian Philosophy and thought and thus did not lag behind in any sense. The names of Sarojini Naidu Aruna Asaf Ali Kasturba Gandhi Kamala Nehru Vijayalakshmi Pandit Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya Indira Gandhi and others have been highlighted. Their mode of picketing was non violent and peaceful and did not show any kind of violence in their style of picketing. In fact Gandhiji knew that the cooperation of women in the long drawn political struggle was most essential. He also sought the cooperation of students peasants and labourers. Working shoulder to shoulder the women's role indeed was the most significant. This encyclopaedic study would be most useful for social scientists teachers parliamentarians researchers and students in India and abroad. 884 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 62957

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Title: Encyclopaedia of Eminent Women of India (3 ...

Publisher: Vista International, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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