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Gandhi: Naked Ambition

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The pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India's independence movement, pioneer of non-violent resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience (satyagraha), honoured in India as 'father of nation', Mohandas K. Gandhi has inspired movements for civil rights and political freedom across the world. Jad Adams offers a concise and elegant account of Gandhi's life: from his birth and upbringing in a small princely state in Gujarat during the high noon of the British Raj, to his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948 only months after the birth of the independent India which he himself he ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Signed by the author
;Yes
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780857381613
SKU
V9780857381613
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99-10

About Jad Adams
Jad Adams is an independent historian working as an author and television producer. His books include Kipling (2006) and The Dynasty: The Nehru-Gandhi Story (1997). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and is currently a Visiting Research Fellow of the School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Reviews for Gandhi: Naked Ambition
'A vividly human, even funny book' Daily Mail.
Daily Mail
'Readable and provocative' Financial Times.
Financial Times
'Fascinating' Times Literary Supplement.
Times Literary Supplement

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