Brothers Against the Raj: A Biography of Indian Nationalists Sarat & Subhas Chandra Bose

Leonard A. Gordon
Columbia University Press
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From “Subhas Chandra Bose and his elder brother Sarat were among the most important leaders of the Indian struggle for Independence from the British and were active from the 1920's through the 1940's. Brothers Against the Raj is the definitive biography of the Boses, placing them in the context of the Indian freedom struggle and international politics of the period. Leonard A. Gordon uses materials gathered in Europe and Asia from archives, records, and 150 interviews he conducted with the brothers´ political contemporaries and family members. The author makes use of hundreds of unpublished letters and other previously untapped sources as well. Brothers Against the Raj brings these two controversial leaders and a significant epoch in India´s history to renewed and explosive life.”