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Naoroji and British Rule in India
A look at Dadabhai Naoroji's views on the British colonial rule in India.
# 120503 | 500 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (Asian) , History (British) , Asian Studies (General) , Economics (General)

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This paper describes the economic theories of Indian nationalist, Naoroji, and his assertion that by over-exploitation of Indian wealth and revenues, the British impoverished a continent and behaved in an "Un-British" manner economically and politically.

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"Naoroji was responsible for helping to sow the seeds of Indian Nationalism and served as president of the Indian National Congress three times, and he also lived in England and served inthe British House of Commons. Forgotten Pioneer Naoroji was a strong critic of British rule in India during the Raj, arguing that British rule was essentially un-British in that it was much less than fair, just, egalitarian, economically sound and democratic. (Banerjee) In an economic treatise titled..."

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