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In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

B. R. Nanda


This volume presents twenty-nine essays that encompass the author’s reflections on various facets of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and thought. These essays were products of research which started on that fateful winter evening of 30 January 1948 and were written on different occasions, and with varied themes, length, and depth. They were designed to respond to the interest of the particular audience for which they were written. The essays explore Gandhi’s fight for Indian freedom in South Africa and evaluate the influence of the South African movement in his political career in India. They also menti ... More

Keywords: Mahatma Gandhi, essays, fight for Indian freedom, South Africa, political career, racialism, Pan-Islamism, Swami Vivekananda, Charles Andrews

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195672039
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

B. R. Nanda, author
Nehru Memorial Museum, New Delhi

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