The Unseen Force: A O Hume, a Life, by Giles Abbott


duration – 35m 13s

On the 25th Anniversary of its liberation from British rule India issued commemorative stamps with the face of an Englishman, servant of the very Empire India was celebrating freedom from. This is his story, possibly that of the greatest Englishman you’ve never heard of, Alan Octavian Hume.

This is a historical tale of just how much effort it takes to make positive change happen & of how that change may suddenly come alive & grow into something even greater than you first intended.

Suitable for adults & young people 13+ who enjoy history


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