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Great Soul Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India

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ISBN-10: 0307389952

ISBN-13: 9780307389954

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph Lelyveld

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A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing India’s imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life that few of his followers paid more than lip service to his ambitious goals of social justice for the country’s minorities, outcasts, and rural poor.Pulitzer Prize–winner Joseph Lelyveld shows in vivid, unmatched detail how Gandhi’s sense of mission, social values, and philosophy of nonviolent resistance were shaped on another subcontinent—during two decades in South Africa—and then tested by an India that quickly learned to revere him as a Mahatma,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Joseph Lelyveld is executive editor of The New York Times.

Author's Note
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
Door Die
Glossary
Chronology
Notes
Sources
Acknowledgments
Index