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Gandhi's InterpreterA Life of Horace Alexander$
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Geoffrey Carnall and Philippa Gregory

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780748640454

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.001.0001

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Campaigning in Britain and the USA

Campaigning in Britain and the USA

(p.172) 8 Campaigning in Britain and the USA
Gandhi's Interpreter

Geoffrey Carnall

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter examines Alexander's return to Britain and the campaigns which he mounted in Britain and the USA to raise awareness of the Indian perspective, showing that Alexander tirelessly worked to lessen the mutual incomprehension which affected the relations between Britain and India. It then looks at his concern over the Bengal famine, describes his campaigning efforts in America and Britain, and introduces Rebecca Bradbeer, an American who later became Alexander's second wife.

Keywords:   campaigns, Indian perspective, awareness, mutual incomprehension, Bengal famine, Rebecca Bradbeer

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