Gandhi: Prisoner of Hope, Volume 21

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 440 pages
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The definitive biography of one of this century’s most important - and controversial - figures. Drawing on sources only recently made available, Judith M. Brown sketches a fresh and surprising portrait of Gandhi within the context of his time, in which the Indian leader emerges as neither a plaster saint nor a wily politician, but as a complex man whose actions followed honorably from his convictions.
  

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This book gives an insightful account of not only Gandhi's life and times but also of Gandhi as a person. Considerable space is devoted to discussing his inner conflicts and his response to the socio-political conflicts. Read full review

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'm glad I read it. The author puts Gandhi's amazing, tough, confusing life together in a way that shows the way in which he was really constantly engaging in what he called experiments in truth ... Read full review

Contents

An Indian nonentity
7
The selftaught
30
The satyagrahi
74
India and the returning exile
95
The road to swaraj?
139
Fruits of reflection roots of identity
176
The quest for legitimacy
214
Where there is no vision the people perish
281
Nonviolence on trial
314
Notes
395
Suggestions for further reading
432
Photographic acknowledgements
441
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