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Sarojini Naidu: Her Way With Words

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Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949) was one of the most outstanding women of her time. A poet, a freedom f... Read More

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Sarojini Naidu (1879-1949) was one of the most outstanding women of her time. A poet, a freedom fighter and a woman with great oratorical skills, Sarojini Naidu was also known for her progressive thinking, her acerbic wit and her compassion. In a world where politics was dominated by men,Sarojini Naidu held her own, and kept company with the likes of Jawaharlal Nehru, Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose. Sarojini Naidu: Her Way with Words brings to light some aspects of her fascinating personality the romantic poet, the fervent patriot and the skillful writer. In a collection of writings about her, an essay by her as well as selections of poems, folk song and letters sourced from the National Archives of India, the reader is given an insight into the life and times of this fascinating woman and her rich legacy

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Title: Sarojini Naidu: Her Way With Words
Author: Mushirul Hasan
Publisher: Niyogi Books
ISBN: 9789381523438
SKU: BK0427896
EAN: 9789381523438
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Reading age : All Age Groups

About Author

Professor Mushirul Hasan internationally renowned historian, prolific author and former Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi. Professor Hasan has also authored Partners in Freedom: Jamia Milia Islamia (Niyogi Books, 2006); Mutiny Memoirs (Niyogi Books, 2009); and The Avadh Punch: Wit and Humour in Colonial North India (2007) and Wit and Wisdom: Pickings from the Parsee Punch (2012) as part of the Punch series brought out by Niyogi Books. He has written extensively on the Partition of India, on communalism and on the histories of Islam in South Asia. Professor Hasan was the elected President of the Indian History Congress in 2002. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India and in 2010 the Ordre des Palmes Académiques was conferred upon him by the FrenchGovernment. He is presently the Director General of the National Archives of India.

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