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Martin Luther King Jr.'s edition of Gandhi's doctrine of non-violent resistance is the main seen instance of the wealthy heritage of ties among African americans and India. In "The finish of Empires", Gerald Horne offers an unparalleled heritage of the connection among African americans and Indians within the interval prime as much as Indian independence in 1947. spotting their universal historical past of exploitation, Horne writes, African americans and Indians interacted usually and finally created alliances, which have been recommended via W.E.B. Du Bois, between different leaders. Horne tells the attention-grabbing tale of those exchanges, together with the South Asian impact at the state of Islam and the shut friendship among Paul Robeson and India's first best minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. according to huge archival study in India, the us and the uk, "The finish of Empires" breaks new flooring within the attempt to place African American heritage right into a international context.

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