The Essential Gandhi

Paperback $15.95

Vintage | Nov 12, 2002 | 368 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400030507

  • Paperback$15.95

    Vintage | Nov 12, 2002 | 368 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400030507

  • Ebook$11.99

    Vintage | Feb 15, 2012 | 368 Pages | ISBN 9780307816207

Praise

"Gandhi believed in revealing himself. He regarded secrecy as the enemy of freedom-not only the freedom of India but the freedom of man. He exposed even the innermost personal thoughts which individuals usually regard as private. In nearly a half-century of prolific writing, speaking, and subjecting his ideas to the test of actions, he painted a detailed self-portrait of his mind, heart, and soul.

"Gandhi was a unique person, a great person, perhaps the greatest figure of the last nineteen hundred years. And his words have been preserved as they came from his mouth and pen."

– Louis Fischer

Table Of Contents

PART ONE: The Man

1.) Beginnings of a Great Man
2.) Gandhi in England
3.) Gandhi Fails
4.) The Method Is Born
5.) The Struggle
6.) Victory in South Africa

PART TWO: The Mahatma

7.) Facing the British in India
8.) Segregation in India
9.) Civil Disobedience Succeeds
10.) Murder in an Indian Garden
11.) Non-Violence
12.) Gandhi’s Road to Jail
13.) The Power of the Mind
14.) National Independence Is Not Enough
15.) Gandhi’s Message to All Men
16.) Gandhi’s Political Principles
17.) Belief and Human Welfare
18.) Sex, Sanitation, and Segregation
19.) The Liberty March
20.) How to Enjoy Jail
21.) Fast Against Indian Prejudice
22.) Blueprint for a Better Life
23.) Gandhi on Socialism and Communism
24.) Gandhi About Himself
25.) Gandhi’s Advice to Negroes
26.) Love Versus War and Dictators
27.) “Quit India”
28.) Independence and Sorrow
29.) Last Victory

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