Gandhi: Selected Writings

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$9.27
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$6.97
(Save 36%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $2.49
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 77%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $2.49   
  • New (6) from $5.67   
  • Used (4) from $2.49   

Overview


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.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
The Selected Writings volume offers numerous longer pieces on various subjects, while Wit and Wisdom is a roundup of long and short quotes. Together they offer a wide array of Gandhi's thinking for a good price. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486437668
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/18/2005
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 408,973
  • Product dimensions: 5.36 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
Part I Anasakti Yoga, or The Gospel of Selfless Action, an extract from Gandhi's Commentary on The Bhagavad Gita 35
Part II The Gita and Satyagraha; The philosophy of non-violence and The Doctrine of the Sword; A letter from Tolstoy to Gandhi 45
Part III The 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 resistance 73
Part IV A 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 Movement 111
Part V Report of the Trial of Mahatma Gandhi; A letter to Mahatma Gandhi from prison 137
Part VI Brahmacharya; the virtue of chastity-Caste, and Hindu Muslim Unity-Monoculture in Education-The Untouchables-Hinduism 159
Part VII Extracts from Gandhi's Diary kept during his residence in Delhi after India had achieved Dominion Status up to the time of his assassination 181
Part VIII Correspondence between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Linlithgow, Viceroy of India 211
Part IX Aphorisms 237
Bibliography 249
Index 251
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)