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Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi
Author: Dennis Dalton
ISBN 13: 9780231122375
ISBN 10: 231122373
Edition: Revised
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2000-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $28.00

This book moves from the birth of Gandhi's method of nonviolent resistance in South Africa to an in-depth analysis of two of his signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement of 1930 and his historic Calcutta fast of 1947. Dalton concluded with a comparison of Gandhi to Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.


Reglorifies the nonviolence and self-sacrifice of Gandhi by examining the Salt March of 1937 and the 1947 fast against Hindu-Muslim riots in Calcutta. Also compares the Indian leader to Martin Luther King and Malcolm X. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)