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Gandhi's passion : the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi

Autore: Stanley A Wolpert
Editore: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Wolpert chronicles the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his early days as a child of privilege to his humble rise to power and his assassination at the hands of a man of his own faith. This trajectory, like that of Christ, was the result of Gandhi's passion: his conscious courting of suffering as the means of reaching divine truth. From his early campaigns to end discrimination in South Africa to his leadership of a  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Stanley A Wolpert
ISBN: 019513060X 9780195130607 019515634X 9780195156348
Numero OCLC: 45008464
Descrizione: xii, 308 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Midnight in Calcutta --
Dawn in Gujarat --
The impact of Victorian London --
Brief interlude at home --
Early traumas and triumphs in South Africa --
Between two worlds --
Satyagraha in South Africa --
Victory through suffering --
The impact of World War I --
Postwar carnage and nationwide Satyagraha --
Cotton spinning --
Rising of the poison --
The road back to Satyagraha --
The salt march and prison aftermath --
From prison to London and back --
Imprisoned soul of India --
Return to rural uplift work --
Prelude to war and partition --
War and peaceful resistance --
War behind bars --
No peace --
Walking alone --
Freedom's wooden loaf --
Great Soul's death in Delhi --
His Indian legacy --
His global legacy.
Responsabilità: Stanley Wolpert.
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