Imperial Citizenship or Else: Liberal Ideals and the India Unmaking of Empire, 1890–1919

  title={Imperial Citizenship or Else: Liberal Ideals and the India Unmaking of Empire, 1890–1919},
  author={Mark R. Frost},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  pages={845 - 873}
  • M. Frost
  • Published 3 September 2018
  • History, Sociology
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
ABSTRACT This article examines three connected campaigns for Indian imperial citizenship which spanned the period 1890 to 1919, and their impact on the emergence of radical South Asian anticolonialism. It shifts our focus from individuals and ideologues who sought the status of British imperial citizens, to address the agitations which commenced to attain such a status within a reconstructed British Empire. Specific attention is paid to the conditions which encouraged South Asian patriots to… 
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