A New Republic - Episode 6: The Great War

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This week we look at India's participation in the First World War, and how the war created an environment for the next phase of India's constitutional history. Featuring a field trip to Brighton and a tiny village in France.

Major references:

1. David Stevenson, 1914-1918 The History Of The First World War

2. Budheswar Pati, India and the First World War


A New Republic: An Oral History of the Indian Constitution. Episode 4: Representation

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In this episode we talk about the legislative implications of the Indian Councils Act of 1909. Features some mild racism and the only Indian family to ever be elevated to royalty in England. Oh, and Finsbury Park.

In this episode we talk about the legislative implications of the Indian Councils Act of 1909. Features some mild racism and the only Indian family to ever be elevated to royalty in England. Oh, and Finsbury Park.