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Understanding Gandhi

Jayshree Mehta

Understanding Gandhi

Gandhians in conversation with Fred J. Blum

by Jayshree Mehta

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Published by Sage Publications in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonviolence,
  • Interviews,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Influence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 531-538) and index.

    Statementedited by Usha Thakkar, Jayshree Mehta
    ContributionsBlum, Fred J., 1914-1990
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS481.G3 .U525 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 551 p. ;
    Number of Pages551
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25035565M
    ISBN 108132105575
    ISBN 109788132105572
    LC Control Number2011411124
    OCLC/WorldCa697261588

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    Understanding Gandhi is a collection of interviews of six of Mahatma Gandhi's closest associates-J.B. Kriplani, Raihana Tyabji, Dada Dharmadhikari, Sushila Nayar, Jhaver Patel and Sucheta Kripalani. The interviewees reflect on Gandhi's ideas in the light of changes that took place in India after Independence. These interviews have been conducted by Fred J. Blum ( . Download Mahatma Gandhi Autobiography: The Story Of My Experiments With Truth By Mahatma Gandhi – This unusual autobiography “The Story of My Experiments with Truth”, is a window to the workings of Mahatma Gandhi’s mind – a window to the emotions of his heart – a window to understanding what drove this seemingly ordinary man to the heights of being the .

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