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An autobiography : the story of my experiments with truth

Author: Gandhi, Mahatma
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 1957.
Series: Beacon paperback, no. 35; Beacon paperbacks, no. 35.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Autobiography.
Boston, Beacon Press [1957]
(OCoLC)643530880
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gandhi, Mahatma
ISBN: 0807059803 9780807059807 0807059811 9780807059814
OCLC Number: 362500
Description: 528 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Birth and parentage --
Childhood --
Child marriage --
Playing the husband --
At the high school --
Tragedy --
Stealing and atonement --
My father's death and my double shame --
Glimpses of religion --
Preparatio for England --
Outcaste --
In London at last --
My choice --
Playing the English gentleman --
Changes --
Experiments in dietetics --
Shyness my shield --
Canker of untruth --
Acquaintance with religions --
Narayan Hemchandra --
Great exhibition --
Called --
but then? --
My helplessness --
Raychandbhai --
How I began life --
First case --
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 £ 3 tax --
Comparative study of religions --
As a householder --
Homeward --
In India --
Two passions --
Bombay meeting --
Poona and Madras --
'Return soon' --
Rumblings of the storm --
Storm --
Test --
Calm after the storm --
Education of the children --
Spirit of service --
Brahmacharya --
Simple life --
Boer war --
Sanitary reform and famine relief --
Return to India --
In India again --
Clerk and bearer --
In the congress --
Lord Curzon's darbar --
Month with Gokhale --
In Benares --
Settled in Bombay? --
Faith on its trial --
To South Africa again. 'Love's labours lost'? --
Autocrats from Asia --
Pocketed the insult --
Quickened spirit of sacrifice --
Result of introspection --
Sacrifice to vegetarianism --
Experiments in earth and water treatments --
Warning --
Tussle with power --
Sacred recollection and penance --
Intimate European contacts --
'Indian opinion' --
Coolie locations or ghettoes? --
Black plague --
Location in flames --
Magic spell of a book --
Phoenix settlement --
First night --
Polak takes the plunge --
Whom God protects --
Peep into the household --
Zulu 'rebellion' --
Heart searcings --
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 --
Spiritual dilemma --
Miniature Satyagraha --
Cokhale's charity --
Treatment of pleurisy --
Homeward --
Some reminiscences of the bar --
Sharp practice? --
Clients turned co-workers --
How a client was saved. 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 --
Abolution of indentured emigration --
Stain of indigo --
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 --
Peep into the Ashram --
Fast --
Kheda Satyagraha --
'Onion thief' --
End of Kheda Satyagraha --
Passion for unity --
recruiting campaign --
Near death's door --
Rowlatt bills and my dilemma --
That wonderful spectacle --
That memorable week! --
'Himalayan miscalculation' --
'Navajivan' and 'young India' --
in the Punjab --
Khilafat against cow protection? --
Amritsar congress --
Congress initiation --
Birth of Khadi --
Found at last! --
Instructive dialogue --
Its rising tide --
At Nagpur --
Farewell.
Series Title: Beacon paperback, no. 35; Beacon paperbacks, no. 35.
Other Titles: Story of my experiments with truth.
Satyanā prayogo athavā ātmakathā.
Responsibility: Mohandas K. Gandhi ; translated from the original in Gujarati by Mahadev Desai.

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