Mahatma Gandhi: A Biography

Mahatma Gandhi: A Biography

by B. R. Nanda
     
 

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This now-classic biography of the great Indian leader not only recounts the events of his life but also offers a panoramic view of Indian history during the first half of the 20th century. Nanda focuses particularly on Gandhi's philosophy and views on non-violence, religion, sex, economics, and communism.

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This now-classic biography of the great Indian leader not only recounts the events of his life but also offers a panoramic view of Indian history during the first half of the 20th century. Nanda focuses particularly on Gandhi's philosophy and views on non-violence, religion, sex, economics, and communism.

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"well-arranged and informed by a sense of proportion and relative value. It rescues Gandhi both from the sentimentalists and from the debunkers."—Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195613575
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.81(h) x 1.35(d)

Meet the Author

B. R. Nanda was formerly Director of the Nehru Museum and Library, New Delhi. He has written a number of well-known books on Gandhi and Nehru, the latest being Jawaheral Nehru: Rebel and Statesman (OUP, 1995).

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