A governors' Raj : British administration during Lord Irwin's viceroyalty, 1926-1931
- Michael Fenwick Macnamara.
- New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 
- Physical description
- 1 online resource
- Macnamara, Michael Fenwick.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Preface Introduction The Governors: Their Constitutional, Legal and Personal Standing The Montford Reforms and Dyarchy The Governors' Contribution to the Simon Commission The Dominion Status Declaration and First Round Table Conference Communal Tensions and the Detenu Issue Communism, Terrorism and Countermeasures The Challenge of Bardoli and Lessons Learnt The Direct Challenge of Congress, Gandhi and the Civil Disobedience Movement Conclusion
- Appendix 1: Instrument of Instructions Issued to Governors
- Appendix 2: Preamble to: The Consolidated Government of India Act,
- Appendix 3: The Governors of British India and Secretaries of State During Lord Irwin's Viceroyalty:
- 3 April 1926-18 April
- 1931 Glossary Bibliography Author Index Subject Index.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This book explores the nature and impact of the governor's role in developing government policy, and the consequent effect in British India. Analysing the governors' approaches towards and influence on Indian nationalism and other matters, it examines Lord Irwin's era due to its importance in India's constitutional development. The book explores the governors' contributions to British policy responses towards: the Montford Reforms and dyarchy; the Simon Commission; the Dominion Status Declaration; the First Round Table Conference; communal tensions; the detenu issue; communism, terrorism, Bardoli; Gandhi, civil disobedience and insurgency. It is introduced by an exposition of their constitutional, legal and personal standing in India.
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- Publication date
- 9789351502074 (electronic bk.)
- 9351502074 (electronic bk.)