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An autobiography : the story of my experiments with truth / Mohandas K. Gandhi ; translated from the original in Gujarati by Mahadev Desai.


Boston : Beacon Press, 1957.
ISBN 0807059811, 9780807059098, 0807059803, 0807059099, 9780807059807, 9780807059814

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Standard Title Satyanā prayogo athavā ātmakathā. English
Other Title Story of my experiments with truth.
Subjects Gandhi Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
India.
Statesmen -- India -- Biography.
Statesmen.
Series Beacon paperbacks ; no. 35.
Description 528 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1957.
Contents Birth and parentage -- Childhood -- Child marriage -- Playing the husband -- At the high school -- Tragedy -- Stealing and atonement -- My father's death and my double shame -- Glimpses of religion -- Preparatio for England -- Outcaste -- In London at last -- My choice -- Playing the English gentleman -- Changes -- Experiments in dietetics -- Shyness my shield -- Canker of untruth -- Acquaintance with religions -- Narayan Hemchandra -- Great exhibition -- Called -- but then? -- My helplessness -- Raychandbhai -- How I began life -- First case -- First shock -- Preparing for South Africa -- Arrival in Natal -- Some experiences -- On the way to Pretoria -- More hardships -- First day in Pretoria -- Christian contacts -- Seeking touch with Indians -- What it is to be a 'coolie' -- Preparation for the case -- Religious ferment -- Man proposes, God disposes -- Settled in Natal -- Colour bar -- Natal Indian congress -- Balasundaram -- The £ 3 tax -- Comparative study of religions -- As a householder -- Homeward -- In India -- Two passions -- Bombay meeting -- Poona and Madras -- 'Return soon' -- Rumblings of the storm -- Storm -- Test -- Calm after the storm -- Education of the children -- Spirit of service -- Brahmacharya -- Simple life -- Boer war -- Sanitary reform and famine relief -- Return to India -- In India again -- Clerk and bearer -- In the congress -- Lord Curzon's darbar -- Month with Gokhale -- In Benares -- Settled in Bombay? -- Faith on its trial -- To South Africa again.
First experience -- With Gokhale in Poona -- Was it a threat? -- Shantiniketan -- Woes of third class passengers -- Wooing -- Kumbha Mela -- Lakshman Jhula -- Founding of the Ashram -- On the anvil -- Abolution of indentured emigration -- Stain of indigo -- Gentle Bihari -- Face to face with Ahimsa -- Case withdrawn -- Methods of work -- Companions -- Penetrating the villages -- When a governor is good -- In touch with labour -- Peep into the Ashram -- Fast -- Kheda Satyagraha -- 'Onion thief' -- End of Kheda Satyagraha -- Passion for unity -- recruiting campaign -- Near death's door -- Rowlatt bills and my dilemma -- That wonderful spectacle -- That memorable week! -- 'Himalayan miscalculation' -- 'Navajivan' and 'young India' -- in the Punjab -- Khilafat against cow protection? -- Amritsar congress -- Congress initiation -- Birth of Khadi -- Found at last! -- Instructive dialogue -- Its rising tide -- At Nagpur -- Farewell.
'Love's labours lost'? -- Autocrats from Asia -- Pocketed the insult -- Quickened spirit of sacrifice -- Result of introspection -- Sacrifice to vegetarianism -- Experiments in earth and water treatments -- Warning -- Tussle with power -- Sacred recollection and penance -- Intimate European contacts -- 'Indian opinion' -- Coolie locations or ghettoes? -- Black plague -- Location in flames -- Magic spell of a book -- Phoenix settlement -- First night -- Polak takes the plunge -- Whom God protects -- Peep into the household -- Zulu 'rebellion' -- Heart searcings -- Birth of Satyagraha -- More experiments in dietetics -- Kasturbai's courage -- Domestic Satyagraha -- Towards self-restraint -- Fasting -- As schoolmaster -- Literary training -- Training of the spirit -- Tares among the wheat -- Fasting as penance -- To meet Gokhale -- My part in the war -- Spiritual dilemma -- Miniature Satyagraha -- Cokhale's charity -- Treatment of pleurisy -- Homeward -- Some reminiscences of the bar -- Sharp practice? -- Clients turned co-workers -- How a client was saved.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area India
Network Numbers (OCoLC)362500
(OCoLC)ocm00362500
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WorldCat Identities Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
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