• ISSN: 2155-7950
  • Journal of Business and Economics

A Study of the Political Economics of the Indian Independence Movement

Sena Chang
(The American School, Japan)

Abstract: This paper aims to examine the catalysts and roots of the Indian Independence Movement (1857-1947) as well as several monumental social events that have helped this movements gain traction. Through an extensive review of the literature regarding the British Trading Presence, British Colonization Period, as well as several attempts at revolution that the Indian Independence Movement had before finally garnering worldwide attention and receiving extensive news coverage. Finally, this paper aims to analyze the long-term effects of the movement on Indian society.

Key words: Indian independence; Indian society; British colonization; social movements; Indian history

JEL codes: F0

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