Gandhi: The Man, His People, and the Empire

Rajmohan Gandhi (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$41.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
February 01, 2008
Pages
738
Dimensions
6.56 X 2.04 X 9.26 inches | 2.53 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780520255708
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About the Author

Rajmohan Gandhi is Research Professor at the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A former member of the Rajya Sabha (the upper house of the Indian Parliament), he led the Indian delegation to the UN Human Rights Commission in 1990. His other books include Ghaffar Khan: Nonviolent Badshah of the Pakhtuns, Revenge & Reconciliation: Understanding South Asian History, and Eight Lives: A Study of the Hindu-Muslim Encounter.

Reviews

"A monumental biography that looks likely to stand as definitive for the foreseeable future."--Michael Buettner"Charleston Post & Courier" (05/18/2008)
"I was not prepared to be as educated, entertained, and inspired as I was by this mighty work of his grandson Rajmohan Gandhi."--Michael N. Nagler"Tikkun" (09/01/2009)
"Gandhi has skillfully narrated events in the life of his grandfather, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. . . . [An] excellent book." (Starred Review)-- (04/01/2008)