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The life of Mahatma Gandhi

Author: Louis Fischer
Publisher: New York ; Evanston ; London : Harper & Row, [1950]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fischer, Louis, 1896-1970.
Life of Mahatma Gandhi.
New York, Harper [1950]
(OCoLC)582001275
Online version:
Fischer, Louis, 1896-1970.
Life of Mahatma Gandhi.
New York, Harper [1950]
(OCoLC)606862391
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi; Gandhi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Fischer
OCLC Number: 410719
Description: ix, 558 pages : illustrations, portraits, map (on lining papers) ; 22 cm
Contents: Part One: The end and the beginning --
Death before prayers --
The beginnings of an extraordinary man --
"M.K. Gandi. Attorny-at-law --
Gandhi and the Gita --
Indian interlude --
Toward greatness --
A mob scene --
Gandhi goes to war --
The transformation begins --
September 11, 1906 --
Gandhi goes to jail --
Letter to a son --
Tolstoy and Gandhi --
The shape of things to come --
The victory --
Part Two: Gandhi in India, January 9, 1915-March 23, 1946 --
Home in India --
"Sit down, Gandi" --
"Children of God" --
Indigo --
First fast --
Goats milk --
The history of British rule in India --
Murder --
Gandhi enters politics --
Gandhi's families --
Operation and fast --
Funds and jewels --
The "Silent" year --
Collapse --
Prologue --
Drama at the seashore --
Parleys with the rebel --
On the way home --
Climax --
Without politics --
Descent into war --
Winston S. Churchil versus Mohandas K. Gandhi --
My week with Gandhi --
Will power --
Jinnah and Gandhi --
Part Three: The birth of two nations, March 23, 1946-January 30, 1948 --
On the eve of independence --
India in suspense --
Gandhi revisited --
Pilgrim's progress --
Asia's message to the west --
Tragic victory --
Gandhi hoes his garden --
The future of India --
The last fast --
the last act.
Responsibility: by Louis Fischer.

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