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Gandhi's Experiments with Truth: Essential Writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi / Edition 1
     

Gandhi's Experiments with Truth: Essential Writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi / Edition 1

by Douglas Allen, Judith M. Brown, Richard Falk, Michael Nagler, Makarand Paranjape
 

ISBN-10: 0739111434

ISBN-13: 9780739111437

Pub. Date: 01/15/2006

Publisher: Lexington Books

This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books-An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, Satyagraha in South Africa, and Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule)-a major pamphlet,

Overview

This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books-An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, Satyagraha in South Africa, and Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule)-a major pamphlet, Constructive Programme: Its Meaning and Place, and many journal articles and letters, along with a biographical sketch of his life in historical context and recent essays by highly regarded scholars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739111437
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
01/15/2006
Series:
Studies in Comparative Philosophy and Religion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Gandhi's Experiments with Truth: Private Life, Satyagraha, and the Constructive Programmexi
Part IGandhi's Life and Though
1From Childhood to Satyagrahi3
2Return to India17
Part IISelections from Writings by Gandhi
3An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth55
4Satyagraha in South Africa71
5Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule) and Related Writings83
6Constructive Programme: Its Meaning and Place and Related Writings92
7Short Moral and Political Writings104
Part IIIWritings about Gandhi
Part AGandhi's Practice and Theory of Satyagraha
8The Birth of Gandhian Satyagraha: Nonviolent Resistance and Soul Force163
9Gandhian Freedoms and Self-Rule175
10Gandhi's Politics198
11"Satyagraha: The Only Way to Stop Terrorism"228
12Gandhi and Human Rights: In Search of True Humanity237
13The Constructive Programme253
Part BGandhi's Impact on the World
14Gandhi in the Mind of America263
15The Availability of Mahatma Gandhi: Toward a Neo-Gandhian Praxis292
16Gandhi, Contemporary Political Thinking, and Self-Other Relations305
17Gandhi's Legacy334
18Gandhi's Contribution to Global Nonviolent Awakening351
19Gandhi, Nonviolence, and the Struggle Against War365
Glossary373
Short Bibliography375
Index377
About the Contributors385

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