Further Reading


Bayly, C.A. Recovering Liberties: Indian Thought in the Age of Liberalism and Empire. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Chandra, Bipan. The Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism in India: Economic Policies of Indian National Leadership, 1880-1905. New Delhi: People’s Publishing House, 1966.

Ganguli, B.N. Dadabhai Naoroji and the Drain Theory. New York: Asia Publishing House, 1965.

Masani, Rustom P. Dadabhai Naoroji: The Grand Old Man of India. London: G. Allen & Unwin, 1939.

Masselos, Jim. Towards Nationalism: Group Affiliations and the Politics of Public Associations in Nineteenth Century Western India. Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1974.

Mehrotra, S.R. A History of the Indian National Congress. New Delhi: Vikas Pub. House, 1995.

Mehrotra, S.R. The Emergence of the Indian National Congress. Delhi: Vikas Publications, 1971.

Ralph, Omar. Naoroji, the First Asian MP: A Biography of Dadabhai Naoroji, India’s Patriot and Britain’s MP. St. John’s, Antigua: Hansib, 1997.

Visram, Rozina. Asians in Britain: 400 Years of History. London: Pluto Press, 2002.

Speeches, Writings, and Edited Correspondence

Mehrotra, S.R. and Dinyar Patel. Dadabhai Naoroji: Selected Private Papers. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Naoroji, Dadabhai. Essays, Speeches, Addresses and Writings (on Indian Politics) of the Hon’ble Dadabhai Naoroji, edited by Chunilal Lallubhai Parekh. Bombay: Caxton Printing Works, 1887.

Naoroji, Dadabhai. Speeches and Writings of Dadabhai Naoroji, edited by G.A. Natesan, Second edition. Madras: G.A. Natesan & Co., 1917.

Naoroji, Dadabhai. Poverty and Un-British Rule in India. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1901.

Patwardhan, R. P., ed. Dadabhai Naoroji Correspondence. Vol. II, parts I-II. New Delhi: Allied, 1977.

Academic Articles

Burton, Antoinette M. “Tongues Untied: Lord Salisbury’s ‘Black Man’ and the Boundaries of Imperial Democracy.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 42, no. 3 (July 2000): 632–61.

Codell, Julie. “Decentring and Doubling Imperial Cosmopolitan Discourse in the British Press: Dadabhai Naoroji and M.M. Bhownaggree.” Media History 15, no. 4 (2009): 371–84.

Mehrotra, S.R. “The Dadabhai Naoroji Papers.” Indian Archives LIV, no. 1–2 (2006): 1–18.

Mellor, David Charles. “The Parliamentary Life of Dadabhai Naoroji, the Great ‘Parsi Patriot’ between 1885-1895: With Special Reference to the Voice of India and Indian Spectator.” Journal of the K.R. Cama Oriental Institute, no. 52 (1985): 1–113.

Mukherjee, Sumita. “‘Narrow-Majority’ and ‘Bow-and-Agree’: Public Attitudes towards the Elections of the First Asian MPs in Britain, Dadabhai Naoroji and Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownagree, 1885-1906.” Journal of the Oxford University Historical Society 2 (2004): 1–20.

Patel, Dinyar. “Dadabhai Naoroji and the Evolution of the Demand for Swaraj,” Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Occasional Paper Series, History and Society, no. 25, 2013.

Patel, Dinyar. “Our Own Religion in Ancient Persia: Dadabhai Naoroji and Orientalist Scholarship on Zoroastrianism,” Global Intellectual History, vol. 2, no. 3, 2017, pp. 311-28.

Visana, Vikram. “Vernacular Imperialism, Capitalism, and Anti-Imperialism in the Political Thought of Dadabhai Naoroji,” Historical Journal, vol. 59, no. 3, 2016, pp. 775-797.

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