Gandhi: Selected Writings

Gandhi: Selected Writings

by Mohandas Gandhi
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0486437663

ISBN-13: 9780486437668

Pub. Date: 02/18/2005

Publisher: Dover Publications


This anthology of Gandhi's writings offers a revealing look at his life and philosophy, focusing on subjects of enduring interest — rather than day-to-day political matters — and the development of the philosophy of Satyagraha — defense of and by the truth. This collection also features significant excerpts from the Mahatma's speeches,

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This anthology of Gandhi's writings offers a revealing look at his life and philosophy, focusing on subjects of enduring interest — rather than day-to-day political matters — and the development of the philosophy of Satyagraha — defense of and by the truth. This collection also features significant excerpts from the Mahatma's speeches, correspondence, and diaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486437668
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
02/18/2005
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
629,752
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction11
Part IAnasakti Yoga, or The Gospel of Selfless Action, an extract from Gandhi's Commentary on The Bhagavad Gita35
Part IIThe Gita and Satyagraha; The philosophy of non-violence and The Doctrine of the Sword; A letter from Tolstoy to Gandhi45
Part IIIThe Practice of Satyagraha or Civil Disobedience; The passive resister's discipline and method; the growth of Congress; Satyagraha and Nazism; Satyagraha as a means of national defence; an appeal to England; Ahimsa and Himsa; Fasting as a method of passive resistance73
Part IVA reply to the poet, Tagore; Politics and Religion; Advice to Satyagrahis in an Industrial Strike; A letter to the Viceroy inaugurating the Non-Co-operative Movement; An appeal to his followers; The Swadeshi Movement111
Part VReport of the Trial of Mahatma Gandhi; A letter to Mahatma Gandhi from prison137
Part VIBrahmacharya; the virtue of chastity-Caste, and Hindu Muslim Unity-Monoculture in Education-The Untouchables-Hinduism159
Part VIIExtracts from Gandhi's Diary kept during his residence in Delhi after India had achieved Dominion Status up to the time of his assassination181
Part VIIICorrespondence between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Linlithgow, Viceroy of India211
Part IXAphorisms237
Bibliography249
Index251

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