Gandhi and South Africa: Principles and Politics

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St. Martin's Press, 1996 - History - 131 pages
This book presents five papers from a conference at the University of Natal commemorating the centennial of Gandhi's arrival in South Africa. It traces some of the influences that transformed the unsuccessful and insecure young man into the mature political and spiritual leader who would carve a niche in history after his return to India in 1914.

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About the author (1996)

Judith M. Brown is Beit Professor of Commonwealth History at the University of Oxford. Her many publications include Gandhi and Civil Disobedience: The Mahatma in Indian Politics 1928 1934 (2008), Global South Asians: Introducing the Modern Diaspora (2006), Nehru: A Political Life (2005) and The Oxford History of the British Empire: The Twentieth Century, co-edited with William Roger Louis (2001).

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