The Gandhi Reader: A Sourcebook of His Life and Writings

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Grove Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 532 pages
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The Gandhi Reader collects the significant writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi, culled form 500 volumes, newspapers, and magazines. Here is Gandhi in his own words and those of his closest associates, including selections from his autobiography; descriptions of Gandhi by Romain Rollard, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rabindranath Tagore, Louis Fischer; Gandhi's letters to Roosevelt, Hitler, Chiang Kai-shek; and many of his most famous addresses.
  

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The Gandhi Reader collects the significant writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi. It takes us on a journey through his life mainly on his adulthood. The do talk some about his childhood but mainly on ... Read full review

Contents

18691914
3
First Years in Africa 18931904
29
Beginnings of Satyagraha 19061908
59
South African Climax 19131914
85
Indian Home Rule 1909 by M K Gandhi
104
19151931
125
Indian Problems
154
Sedition 19191924
182
World War II 19381946
332
India and the
351
Gandhi and Lord Linlithgow
359
Western Friends
381
Home and Family
403
Communal Tensions 19441947
417
Last Days 1948
451
Mourning and Homage 1948
476

Gandhi and Tagore
217
The Salt March 1930
235
The Round Table Conference 1931
254
The Epic Fast 1932
281
Personal National and World Problems
297
Notes
499
Chronology of Gandhis Life
511
Bibliography
519
Index
527
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Dr. Jack, a Unitarian clergyman, civil rights activist, and peace organizer, participated in many of the leading human rights struggles of the 20th century.

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