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2021, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part B

Political prisoners in the Andamans: A biographical analysis

Author(s): Kaushlendra Kumar Tiwari and Sweta Bhardwaj

This article explains the lives of three political prisoners who in an act of punishment were transported to the Andaman Islands in the twentieth century. It interrogates colonialism, transportation and punishment from biographical perspectives and places penal transportation in a broad global context. The present work focuses on political prisoners experiences of transportation to the Andamans by analyzing their autobiographies. The autobiographies of the political prisoners who were arrested and transported to the Andamans at the same time are taken into account in order to view transportation punishment with more systematic and accurate narratives. The present work is heavily relied on primary sources.

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Kaushlendra Kumar Tiwari, Sweta Bhardwaj. Political prisoners in the Andamans: A biographical analysis. Int J Hist 2021;3(2):143-147.
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