Mohandas K. Ghandhi: A Biography
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BeschreibungDiscover the evolution of a young man who, while trying to make his way in the world, refused to accept British racism and injustice and developed a philosophy of nonviolent action that led India to independence from British Rule.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; * Timeline of Events in Gandhi's Life; * Tradition and Duty; * Becoming an English Gentleman; * India From a Different Point of View; * Awakening a Diminutive Giant; * A Catalyst for Change; * Rebounding to the Transvaal; * Trust and Disappointment; * An End to Satyagraha in South Africa; * First Steps to Freedom; * A Free India and an Unholy Death; * Glossary; * Selected Bibliography.
PortraitPATRICIA CRONIN MARCELLO is a freelance writer who has written many biographies
Pressestimmen"This concise biography of Mohandas K. Gandhi is aimed at high school students and general readers. Coverage spans Gandhi's entire life, from his birth into a moderately influential family in 1869 through his education as a lawyer; his transformation into India's foremost negotiator with the British power structure; his employment of hunger strikes and other nonviolent means of protest; and his assassination in 1948. Supplemental materials include a timeline, glossary, and photo essay." - Reference & Research Book News
Untertitel: 'Greenwood Biographies'. Empfohlen von 14 bis 18 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: GREENWOOD PUB GROUP INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 166 Seiten