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The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas (Vintage Spiritual Classics)

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Taken from Gandhi's own writings throughout his life, this title introduces readers to his thoughts on politics, spirituality, poverty, suffering, love, nonviolence, civil disobedience, and his own life. The pieces collected here, with explanatory head notes by Gandhi biographer Louis Fischer, offer the clearest, most thorough portrait of one of the greatest spiritual leaders the world has known.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400030507
Editor:
Fischer, Louis
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Editor:
Fischer, Louis
Author:
Gandhi, Mohandas
Author:
Mahatma Gandhi Edited by Louis Fischer
Author:
Gandhi, Mahatma
Author:
Fischer, Louis
Author:
Gandhi
Location:
New York
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
India
Subject:
Statesmen
Subject:
Gandhi
Subject:
Statesmen -- India.
Subject:
Biography-Religious
Subject:
biography;philosophy;india;history;religion;gandhi;non-fiction;essays;spirituality;nonviolence;colonialism;hinduism;civil rights;anthology;autobiography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage spiritual classics
Series Volume:
2002-4
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.02x5.18x.80 in. .59 lbs.

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