Gandhi: 'Hind Swaraj' and Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in by Mohandas Gandhi,Anthony J. Parel PDF

By Mohandas Gandhi,Anthony J. Parel

Hind Swaraj is Mahatma Gandhi's basic paintings. it's a key to knowing not just his existence and idea but in addition the politics of South Asia within the first half the 20 th century. For the 1st time this quantity offers the 1910 textual content of Hind Swaraj and comprises Gandhi's personal Preface and Foreword (not present in different variants) and annotations by means of the editor. In his creation, Anthony Parel units the paintings in its old and political contexts. He analyses the importance of Gandhi's studies in England and South Africa, and examines the highbrow cross-currents from East and West that affected the formation of the brain and personality of 1 of the 20 th century's actually amazing figures. the second one a part of the quantity comprises a few of Gandhi's different writings, together with his correspondence with Tolstoy, Nehru and others. brief bibliographical synopses of trendy figures pointed out within the textual content and a chronology of significant occasions also are integrated as aids to the reader.

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