Gandhi: The Man, His People, and the Empire / Edition 1

Gandhi: The Man, His People, and the Empire / Edition 1

by Rajmohan Gandhi
     
 


"No one has ever succeeded in pinning Gandhi to paper as well as Rajmohan Gandhi has. He has managed somehow to evoke the whole of his grandfather-including the human flaws that made his triumphs all the more remarkable."—Geoffrey C. Ward, prizewinning biographer of Franklin Roosevelt and scriptwriter for Ken Burns documentary The War

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"No one has ever succeeded in pinning Gandhi to paper as well as Rajmohan Gandhi has. He has managed somehow to evoke the whole of his grandfather-including the human flaws that made his triumphs all the more remarkable."—Geoffrey C. Ward, prizewinning biographer of Franklin Roosevelt and scriptwriter for Ken Burns documentary The War

"Rajmohan Gandhi's weighty, authoritative, and comprehensive biography is a great achievement."—William Dalrymple, Financial Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520255708
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/10/2008
Series:
Philip E. Lilienthal Book in Asian Studi
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
759
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Chapter 1 Boyhood 1
Chapter 2 London and Identity 25
Chapter 3 South Africa and a Purpose 53
Chapter 4 Satyagraha 91
Chapter 5 Hind Swaraj 117
Chapter 6 A Great March 147
Chapter 7 Engaging
India 177
Chapter 8 The Empire Challenged 222
Chapter 9 Building Anew 258
Chapter 10 Assault – with Salt 302
Chapter 11 Negotiating Repression 353
Chapter 12 Dream Under Fire 385
Chapter 13 ‘Quit
India!’ 425
Chapter 14 Rejected 497
Chapter 15 Walk Alone … 541
Chapter 16 To Rama 574

Postscript 657
Notes 665
Further Reading 703
Glossary 709

Index 715

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