C.F. Andrews: Friend of India

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

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Professor Mushirul Hasan is an internationally renowned historian, prolific author and former Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia University, Delhi. Professor Hasan has also authored Partners in Freedom: Jamia Milia Islamia (Niyogi Books, 2006); Mutiny Memoirs (Niyogi Books, 2009); and The Avadh Punch: Wit and Humour in Colonial North India (2007) as part of the Punch series brought out by Niyogi Books. He has written extensively on the Partition of India, on communalism and on the histories of Islam in South Asia. Professor Hasan was the elected President of the Indian History Congress in 2002. In 2007, he was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India and in 2010 the Ordre des Palmes Académiques was conferred upon him by the French Government. He is presently the Director-General of the National Archives of India.

ABOUT THE BOOK
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Written in 1944, this little book is a survey and estimate of CF Andrews’ life and work in the nearly forty years he lived in India. It describes his human traits, his many abiding friendships and his relationship with India and Indians. Mushirul Hasan’s introduction provides the context within which contemporary readers can understand the relevance of Andrews’ relationship with India.

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