Gandhi - An Autobiography The Story of My Experiments with Truth

ISBN-10: 0807059099

ISBN-13: 9780807059098

Edition: 1993

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Translated by Mahadev Desai and with a New Preface The only authorized American edition Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century. In a new foreword, noted peace expert and teacher Sissela Bok urges us to adopt Gandhi's "attitude of experimenting, of tesing what will and will not bear close scrutiny, what can and cannot be adapted to new circumstances," in order to bring about change in our own lives and communities. All royalties earned on this book are paid to the Navajivan Trust, founded by Gandhi, for use in carrying on his work.
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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 11/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.606

Translator's Preface
Birth and Parentage
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
In London at Last
My Choice
Playing the English Gentleman
Experiments in Dietetics
Shyness My Shield
The Canker of Untruth
Acquaintance with Religions
Narayan Hemchandra
The Great Exhibition
'Called'--But Then?
My Helplessness
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
The [pound] 3 Tax
Comparative Study of Religions
As a Householder
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
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
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
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?
Woes of Third Class Passengers
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
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
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