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Great soul : Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India / Joseph Lelyveld.

By: Lelyveld, Joseph.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : HarperCollins Publishers, The India Today Group, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 425 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9789350290583 (hbk.).Subject(s): Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 | Statesmen -- India -- Biography | Nationalists -- India -- Biography | India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947 | South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1836-1909DDC classification: 954.035092 LEL Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
South Africa -- Prologue : an unwelcome visitor -- No-touchism -- Among Zulus -- Upper house -- Leading the indentured -- India -- Waking India -- Unapproachability -- Hail, deliverer -- Fast unto death -- Village of service -- Mass mayhem -- Do or die.
Summary: In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.
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"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

South Africa -- Prologue : an unwelcome visitor -- No-touchism -- Among Zulus -- Upper house -- Leading the indentured -- India -- Waking India -- Unapproachability -- Hail, deliverer -- Fast unto death -- Village of service -- Mass mayhem -- Do or die.

In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.

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