Gandhi an Autobiography

The Story of My Experiments with Truth

By Mohandas Gandhi; Mahadev H. Desai (Translator); Sissela BOK (Foreword by)
Beacon Press (MA), Paperback, 9780807059098, 528pp.

Publication Date: November 1993

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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century.

In a new foreword, noted peace expert and teacher Sissela Bok urges us to adopt Gandhi's "attitude of experimenting, of tesing what will and will not bear close scrutiny, what can and cannot be adapted to new circumstances,"in order to bring about change in our own lives and communities.

All royalties earned on this book are paid to the Navajivan Trust, founded by Gandhi, for use in carrying on his work.

About the Author
MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND "MAHATMA" GANDHI (1869-1948) was an advocate and pioneer of nonviolence. He led the struggle for India's independence from British colonial rule.Bok, has been Professor of Philosophy at Brandeis University.
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