Autobiography The Story of My Experiments with Truth

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ISBN-13: 9780486245935
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Personal account of the life of the man who freed india from colonization through the Satyagraha (nonviolent protest) movement. His early boyhood life, legal studies, purification, and ultimate salvation of his homeland is carefully recounted in this inspiring and critical work of insurmountable importance.

Foreword
Translator's Preface
Introduction
Birth and Parentage
Childhood
Child Marriage
Playing the Husband
At the High School
A Tragedy
A Tragedy (Contd.)
Stealing and Atonement
My Father's Death and My Double Shame
Glimpses of Religion
Preparation for England
Outcaste
In London at Last
My Choice
Playing the English Gentleman
Changes
Experiments in Dietetics
Shyness My Shield
The Canker of Untruth
Acquaintance with Religions
Narayan Hemchandra
The Great Exhibition
'Called'--But Then?
My Helplessness
Raychandbhai
How I Began Life
The First Case
The First Shock
Preparing for South Africa
Arrival in Natal
Some Experiences
On the Way to Pretoria
More Hardships
First Day in Pretoria
Christian Contacts
Seeking Touch with Indians
What It Is to Be A 'Coolie'
Preparation for the Case
Religious Ferment
Man Proposes, God Disposes
Settled in Natal
Colour Bar
Natal Indian Congress
Balasundaram
The [pound] 3 Tax
Comparative Study of Religions
As a Householder
Homeward
In India
Two Passions
The Bombay Meeting
Poona and Madras
'Return Soon'
Rumblings of the Storm
The Storm
The Test
The Calm After the Storm
Education of Children
Spirit of Service
Brahmacharya--I
Brahmacharya--II
Simple Life
The Boer War
Sanitary Reform and Famine Relief
Return to India
In India Again
Clerk and Bearer
In the Congress
Lord Curzon's Darbar
A Month with Gokhale--I
A Month with Gokhale--II
A Month with Gokhale--III
In Benares
Settled in Bombay?
Faith on Its Trial
To South Africa Again
'Love's Labour's Lost'?
Autocrats from Asia
Pocketed the Insult
Quickened Spirit of Sacrifice
Result of Introspection
A Sacrifice to Vegetarianism
Experiments in Earth and Water Treatment
A Warning
A Tussle with Power
A Sacred Recollection and Penance
Intimate European Contacts
European Contacts (Contd.)
'Indian Opinion'
Coolie Locations or Ghettoes?
The Black Plague--I
The Black Plague--II
Location in Flames
The Magic Spell of a Book
The Phoenix Settlement
The First Night
Polak Takes the Plunge
Whom God Protects
A Peep into the Household
The Zulu 'Rebellion'
Heart Searchings
The Birth of Satyagraha
More Experiments in Dietetics
Kasturbai's Courage
Domestic Satyagraha
Towards Self-Restraint
Fasting
As Schoolmaster
Literary Training
Training of the Spirit
Tares Among the Wheat
Fasting as Penance
To Meet Gokhale
My Part in the War
A Spiritual Dilemma
Miniature Satyagraha
Gokhale's Charity
Treatment of Pleurisy
Homeward
Some Reminiscences of the Bar
Sharp Practice?
Clients Turned Co-Workers
How a Client Was Saved
The First Experience
With Gokhale in Poona
Was it a Threat?
Shantiniketan
Woes of Third Class Passengers
Wooing
Kumbha Mela
Lakshman Jhula
Founding of the Ashram
On the Anvil
Abolition of Indentured Emigration
The Stain of Indigo
The Gentle Bihari
Face to Face with Ahimsa
Case Withdrawn
Methods of Work
Companions
Penetrating the Villages
When a Governor is Good
In Touch with Labour
A Peep into the Ashram
The Fast
The Kheda Satyagraha
'The Onion Thief'
End of Kheda Satyagraha
Passion for Unity
Recruiting Campaign
Near Death's Door
The Rowlatt Bills and My Dilemma
That Wonderful Spectacle!
That Memorable Week!--I
That Memorable Week!--II
'A Himalayan Miscalculation'
'Navajivan' and 'Young India'
In the Punjab
The Khilafat Against Cow Protection?
The Amritsar Congress
Congress Initiation
The Birth of Khadi
Found at Last!
An Instructive Dialogue
Its Rising Tide
At Nagpur
Farewell
Index

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