Contents: Preface. 1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: Life and thoughts. 2. Mahatma Gandhi: religious thinker. 3. Gandhi: great leader. 4. Gandhi versus group. 5. Community versus the state. 6. Appraisal of modernity. 7. Indian states Satyagraha. 8. Kheda and Bardoli Satyagraha. 9. Non-co-operation and civil disobedience communication. 10. Action and influence in democracy. 11. Mahatma and the poet. 12. Gandhi Ji: supporter of non violence. Bibliography. Index.
"Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) was one of the most important and influential social and religious reformers of the past century, spending his life striving for justice, peace, and quality among countries, races, and classes. This book explores the life and time of this great soul, providing fascinating insight into the spiritual, political and historical environment that affected Gandhi, playing key roles in the development of his thought and action." (jacket)