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Great soul : Mahatma Gandhi and his struggle with India

Author: Joseph Lelyveld
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Lelyveld
ISBN: 9780307389954 0307389952
OCLC Number: 741540087
Description: xv, 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. South Africa. Prologue: an unwelcome visitor --
No-touchism --
Among Zulus --
Upper house --
Leading the indentured --
pt. 2. India. Waking India --
Unapproachability --
Hail, deliverer --
Fast unto death --
Village of service --
Mass mayhem --
Do or die.
Responsibility: Joseph Lelyveld.

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In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.

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