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The United States of India (December 1924)



DESCRIPTION
The December 1924 issue of The United States of India (Vol 2, No. 6) begins with an essay by N.S. Singh on "Britain's 'Golden Egg' -- The Liquor Revenue." Singh advocates prohibition in India as an anti-imperialist strategy, and characterizes the "the drink evil, which has been forced upon them by the British." Another essay goes into extensive detail about the opium trade, and its relationship to various political factions. Four short news reports are also included in the issue, including a report on the "bogus Indian representative" Sir J. Campbell, who had recently battled with Pennsylvania Congressman Stephen Porter regarding opium production and use in India.

THEMES
Freedom Movement

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: December 1924
Language: English
Source: The United States of India
Contributor: Saint Nihal Singh
Publisher: Pacific Coast Hindustani Association
Location: 5 Wood St., San Francisco, CA

PROVENANCE
Collection: Gadar Party
Item History: 2011-10-03 (created); 2013-05-03 (modified)

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