skip to content
Gandhi's printing press : experiments in slow reading Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Gandhi's printing press : experiments in slow reading

Author: Isabel Hofmeyr
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

When Gandhi as a young lawyer in South Africa began fashioning the tenets of his political philosophy, he was absorbed by a seemingly unrelated enterprise: creating a newspaper, Indian Opinion. In  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hofmeyr, Isabel.
Gandhi's printing press.
Cambridge, Mass. ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012031196
(OCoLC)806981153
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Isabel Hofmeyr
ISBN: 9780674074743 0674074742
OCLC Number: 828869156
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction : a Gandhian theory of text --
Printing cultures in the Indian Ocean world --
Gandhi's printing press : a biography --
Indian Opinion : texts in transit --
Binding pamphlets, summarizing India --
A Gandhian theory of reading : the reader as satyagrahi --
Conclusion : "no rights reserved" --
Appendix : pamphlets reprinted from Indian Opinion.
Responsibility: Isabel Hofmeyr.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Beginning in Durban, South Africa, in 1898, Mohandas Gandhi became the guiding hand of a printing press and the multilingual newspaper it produced, "Indian Opinion." Hofmeyr provides an account at Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/828869156> # Gandhi's printing press : experiments in slow reading
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "828869156" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Place/london_england> ; # London, England
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353986> ; # Political and social views
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/history_asia_india_&_south_asia> ; # HISTORY--Asia--India & South Asia
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1037081> ; # Newspaper publishing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/newspaper_presses_south_africa_history> ; # Newspaper presses--South Africa--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901062> ; # East Indians--Attitudes
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/954.035092/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1037073> ; # Newspaper presses
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/philosophy_political> ; # PHILOSOPHY--Political
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1082785> ; # Public opinion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#CreativeWork/indian_opinion_durban_south_africa> ; # Indian opinion (Durban, South Africa)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076685> ; # Printing industry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Place/great_britain> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/reading_political_aspects> ; # Reading--Political aspects
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243380> ; # Indian Ocean Region
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Person/gandhi_mahatma_1869_1948> ; # Mahatma Gandhi
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/printing_industry_indian_ocean_region_history> ; # Printing industry--Indian Ocean Region--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1910374> ; # British colonies
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/east_indians_attitudes> ; # East Indians--Attitudes
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204616> ; # South Africa
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/newspaper_publishing_south_africa_history> ; # Newspaper publishing--South Africa--History
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Person/hofmeyr_isabel> ; # Isabel Hofmeyr
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "Introduction : a Gandhian theory of text -- Printing cultures in the Indian Ocean world -- Gandhi's printing press : a biography -- Indian Opinion : texts in transit -- Binding pamphlets, summarizing India -- A Gandhian theory of reading : the reader as satyagrahi -- Conclusion : "no rights reserved" -- Appendix : pamphlets reprinted from Indian Opinion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1162201856> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/806981153> ;
    schema:name "Gandhi's printing press : experiments in slow reading"@en ;
    schema:productID "828869156" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/828869156#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_london_england_harvard_university_press_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Agent/harvard_university_press> ; # Harvard University Press
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=520755> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.4159/harvard.9780674074743> ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jbwsk> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=3301233> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10664489> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674074743> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/828869156> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Agent/harvard_university_press> # Harvard University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Harvard University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#CreativeWork/indian_opinion_durban_south_africa> # Indian opinion (Durban, South Africa)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "Indian opinion (Durban, South Africa)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Person/gandhi_mahatma_1869_1948> # Mahatma Gandhi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1869" ;
    schema:deathDate "1948" ;
    schema:familyName "Gandhi" ;
    schema:name "Mahatma Gandhi" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Person/hofmeyr_isabel> # Isabel Hofmeyr
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hofmeyr" ;
    schema:givenName "Isabel" ;
    schema:name "Isabel Hofmeyr" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Place/london_england> # London, England
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London, England" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/history_asia_india_&_south_asia> # HISTORY--Asia--India & South Asia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Asia--India & South Asia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/newspaper_presses_south_africa_history> # Newspaper presses--South Africa--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85091582> ;
    schema:name "Newspaper presses--South Africa--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/newspaper_publishing_south_africa_history> # Newspaper publishing--South Africa--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85091583> ;
    schema:name "Newspaper publishing--South Africa--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/philosophy_political> # PHILOSOPHY--Political
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PHILOSOPHY--Political"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1162201856#Topic/printing_industry_indian_ocean_region_history> # Printing industry--Indian Ocean Region--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85106802> ;
    schema:name "Printing industry--Indian Ocean Region--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1037073> # Newspaper presses
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Newspaper presses"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1037081> # Newspaper publishing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Newspaper publishing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1076685> # Printing industry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Printing industry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1082785> # Public opinion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Public opinion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204616> # South Africa
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "South Africa" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243380> # Indian Ocean Region
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Indian Ocean Region" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1353986> # Political and social views
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Political and social views"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1910374> # British colonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "British colonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901062> # East Indians--Attitudes
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "East Indians--Attitudes"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674074743>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0674074742" ;
    schema:isbn "9780674074743" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/806981153>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Gandhi's printing press." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/828869156> ; # Gandhi's printing press : experiments in slow reading
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.