Gandhi: 'Hind Swaraj' and Other Writings

Gandhi: 'Hind Swaraj' and Other Writings

by Mohandas Gandhi
     
 

Hind Swaraj is Mahatma Gandhi's fundamental work, and a key to the understanding both of his life and thought, and South Asian politics in the twentieth century. This volume presents for the first time the original 1910 edition of this work, including Gandhi's Preface and Foreword, not found in other editions. This is the first fully annotated edition of the work, and… See more details below

Overview

Hind Swaraj is Mahatma Gandhi's fundamental work, and a key to the understanding both of his life and thought, and South Asian politics in the twentieth century. This volume presents for the first time the original 1910 edition of this work, including Gandhi's Preface and Foreword, not found in other editions. This is the first fully annotated edition of the work, and the volume also includes Gandhi's correspondence with Tolstoy, Nehru and others. Anthony Parel's introduction sets the work in its historical and intellectual contexts. Short bibliographical notes on prominent figures mentioned in the text and a chronology of important events are also included as aids to the reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521574051
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Cambridge Texts in Modern Politics Series
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Editor's introduction
A note on the history of the text
Principal events in Gandhi's life
Biographical synopses
Guide to further reading
Glossary and list of abbreviations
Hind Swaraj1
Supplementary Writings127
Gandhi's letter to H. S. L. Polak129
Gandhi's letter to Lord Ampthill133
Preface to Gandhi's edition of the English translation of Leo Tolstoy's Letter to a Hindoo136
Gandhi-Tolstoy letters138
Gandhi-Wybergh letters139
Gandhi-Nehru letters149
Economic development and moral development (1916)156
Gandhi on machinery, 1919-47164
Constructive programme: its meaning and place (1941), 1945170
Gandhi's 'Quit India' speech, 1942181
Gandhi's message to the nation issued before his arrest on 9 August 1942188
Gandhi's political vision: the Pyramid vs the Oceanic Circle (1946)188
Draft Constitution of Congress, 1948191
Bibliography194
Index200

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >