Browse by author: J. Daniel Elam

Translating Gandhi

By claiming Gandhi for an anti-racist cause, South Asian American and Black thinkers forced white Americans to come to terms with a major contradiction: that they could stand for freedom in India, but were squashing the same demands in their own backyard.

Reading a Friendship: Dhan Gopal Mukerji and Jawaharlal Nehru in the Archives

Daniel Elam examines the correspondence the first successful Indian-American writer Dhan Gopal Mukerji and Jawaharlal Nehru.