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The Gandhi Reader: A Sourcebook of His Life and Writings

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The Gandhi Reader collects the significant writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi, culled form 500 volumes, newspapers, and magazines. Here is Gandhi in his own words and those of his closest associates, including selections from his autobiography; descriptions of Gandhi by Romain Rollard, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rabindranath Tagore, Louis Fischer; Gandhi's letters to Roosevelt, H ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published January 5th 1994 by Grove Press
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Lucas
Jun 10, 2008 Lucas rated it it was amazing
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Not the father of Non Violence, but definitely its biggest cheerleader. This book provides an entry level understanding of a great human. It contains some of his letters, all of his writings, and a few very passionate court cases.
Anuj Davé
Apr 28, 2014 Anuj Davé rated it it was amazing
The Gandhi Reader collects the significant writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi. It takes us on a journey through his life mainly on his adulthood. The do talk some about his childhood but mainly on how he overcame the hardships he faced. It also shows how he rises and leads the lower class in a fight against the British for the rights that the Indians deserve. It was a very interesting read and kept me thoroughly entertained. Who knew Gandhi would have an exciting life! It was one of the most i ...more
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Feb 17, 2015 Kecia rated it it was amazing
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Albert Einstein said it best, "Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth."

Mahatma Gandhi ki jai!!!
Ron Sitton
Read a lot of this on the bus back from Wyoming to Arkansas. I've always admired the man. Good overview of his life.
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Come on people.
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