Cosmopolitan Nationalism in the Victorian Empire

Ireland, India and the Politics of Alfred Webb

  • Authors
  • Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre

Part of the Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series book series (CIPCSS)

About this book


The first biography of Alfred Webb, Irish nationalist and president of the 1894 Indian National Congress. The biography explores how Webb viewed nationalism as a vehicle for global social justice. Drawing on archives in Britain, Ireland and India the author reveals how Irish and Indians used cosmopolitan London to create networks across the Empire.


bibliography India Polis

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30634-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24470-2
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