Biographies & Memoirs

Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India

Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India

Here is a vital, brilliant reconsideration of Gandhi’s extraordinary struggles on two continents, of his fierce but, finally, unfulfilled hopes, and of his ever-evolving legacy, which more than six decades after his death still ensures his place as India’s social conscience—and not just India’s.

Part I: SOUTH AFRICA

Prologue: An Unwelcome Visitor

Chapter 1: No-Touchism

Chapter 2: Among Zulus

Chapter 3: Upper House

Chapter 4: Leading the Indentured

Part II: INDIA

Chapter 5: Waking India

Chapter 6: Unapproachability

Chapter 7: Hail, Deliverer

Chapter 8: Fast unto Death

Chapter 9: Village of Service

Chapter 10: Mass Mayhem

Chapter 11: Do or Die

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