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Brown, Judith M. (Judith Margaret) 1944-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 240 publications in 2 languages and 6,187 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: DA16, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Judith M Brown
Nehru : a political life by Judith M Brown( Book )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first prime minister of India after independence from British rule, Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) was a major architect of India as a nation state. His dedication to politics led to imprisonment under British rule, a deeply disturbed family life, and eventually to nearly two decades in power during which he ceaselessly pursued his vision of a transformed and democratic India." "This compelling biography depicts the phases of Nehru's life and shows how each phase reflected new developments in Indian politics. Drawing on new sources including Nehru's post-1947 papers which have not been accessible before, Judith M. Brown offers the most complete and penetrating account of Nehru yet written. Casting new light on both the public and private Nehru, the book also provides an array of insights into the history of India's nationalist movement and international standing, and into the complexities of constructing a new nation state in the aftermath of imperial rule."--Jacket
Gandhi's rise to power, Indian politics 1915-1922 by Judith M Brown( Book )

23 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi and civil disobedience : the Mahatma in Indian politics, 1928-34 by Judith M Brown( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global South Asians : introducing the modern diaspora by Judith M Brown( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the end of the twentieth century some nine million people of South Asian descent had left India, Bangladesh or Pakistan and settled in different parts of the world, forming a diverse modern diaspora. This is the story of how they constructed new communities overseas and their often painful experiences
The Cambridge companion to Gandhi by Judith M Brown( Book )

17 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even today, six decades after his assassination in January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi is still revered as the father of the Indian nation. His intellectual and moral legacy, encapsulated in works such as Hind Swaraj, as well as the example of his life and politics serve as an inspiration to human rights and peace movements, political activists, and students in classroom discussions throughout the world. This book, comprised of essays by renowned experts in the fields of Indian history and philosophy, traces Gandhi's extraordinary story. The first part of the book, the biography, explores his transformation from a small-town lawyer during his early life in South Africa into a skilled political activist and leader of civil resistance in India. The second part is devoted to Gandhi's key writings and his thinking on a broad range of topics, including religion, conflict, politics, and social relations. The final part reflects on Gandhi's image, how he has been portrayed in literature and film, and on his legacy in India, the West, and beyond"--Provided by publisher
Mahatma Gandhi : the essential writings by Gandhi( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from the full range of Gandhi's published work--books, articles, broadcasts, interviews, letters--this superb selection illuminates his thinking on religion and spirituality, on society and its problems, on politics and British rule, and on non-violence and civil disobedience
Christians, cultural interactions, and India's religious traditions( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hong Kong's transitions, 1842-1997( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi and South Africa : principles and politics by Judith M Brown( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Windows into the past : life histories and the historian of South Asia by Judith M Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction : the practice of history -- Colleges, cohorts, and dynasties -- Family histories -- Individual lives and their public world -- Individual lives and their inner world
The Oxford History of the British Empire by William Roger Louis( Book )

57 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic navigation, trade, and settlement during the 16th and 17th centuries. The chapters, by leading historians, both illustrate the interconnections between developments in Europe and overseas and offer studies on every part of the world that was substantially affected by British colonial activity. As late as 1630 involvement with regions beyond the traditional confines of Europe was still tentative; by 1690 it had become a firm commitment
Winds of change : an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 29 April 1991 by Judith M Brown( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augustus Short, D.D., Bishop of Adelaide by Judith M Brown( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Almonds" of Walkerville by Judith M Brown( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi : prigioniero della speranza by Judith M Brown( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge companion to Gandhi( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twentieth century( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford history of the British Empire( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford history of the British Empire( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Nehru : a political life
Alternative Names
Brown, Judith M.

Brown, Judith Margaret.

Brown, Judith Margaret 1944-

Languages
English (213)

Italian (3)

Covers
Gandhi's rise to power, Indian politics 1915-1922Gandhi and civil disobedience : the Mahatma in Indian politics, 1928-34Global South Asians : introducing the modern diasporaThe Cambridge companion to GandhiMahatma Gandhi : the essential writingsChristians, cultural interactions, and India's religious traditionsHong Kong's transitions, 1842-1997Gandhi and South Africa : principles and politics