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Political Trouble in India (1907-1917)

Political Trouble in India: 1907-1917, written by James Campbell Ker, a colonial Indian Civil Servant who had acted as personal assistant to the director of British criminal intelligence. The excerpted chapter focuses on Indian religious and nationalist activities in North America, including the visit of Swami Vivekananda to the Parliament of Religions in Chicago, the Komagata Maru incident, the alliance between Indian and Irish nationalists in the U.S., and an extensive history of publications including the Free Hindusthan, the Circular of Freedom, Swadesh Sewak, Pardeshi Khalsa, the Aryan, Ghadr, the Hindusthanee. A list of subjects he discusses is listed below:

• Swami Vivekananda
• Vedanta Society
• Anti-British Societies in New York
• Visits of Madame Cama
• George Freeman (writer for the Gaelic-American)
The Free Hindusthan
• Subsidy from Madame Cama
• Sedition Propaganda in New York
• Sedition on the Pacific Coast
Circular of Freedom
• Taraknath Das
• G.D. Kumar
• The Swadesh Sewak
• Sikh Grievances
• Har Dayal
• The Ghadr
• Husain Rahim
• Bhagwan Singh
• The Komagata Maru
• Seditious meeting (in Fresno, California)
• Murders in Vancouver
• Temple Shooting Case (Bela Singh)
• Victoria Bomb Case
• Harnam Singh of Sahri
• Surendra Mohan Bose
• Murder of Mr. Hopkinson
• The Khalsa Diwan of Stockton

Freedom Movement

Date: 1917
Type: Text
Language: English
Creator: James Campbell Ker
Publisher: Superintendent Government Printing (India)

Item History: 2012-01-30 (created); 2013-05-03 (modified)

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