By Mahatma Gandhi, Sunil Khilnan

ISBN-10: 0141934778

ISBN-13: 9780141934778

Gandhi's non-violent struggles opposed to racism, violence, and colonialism in South Africa and India had introduced him to this sort of point of notoriety, adulation that after requested to write down an autobiography halfway via his occupation, he took it as a chance to give an explanation for himself. He feared the keenness for his rules tended to exceed a deeper knowing of his quest for fact rooted in devotion to God. His makes an attempt to catch up with to this divine energy led him to hunt purity via easy residing, nutritional practices, celibacy, and a existence with out violence. this isn't an easy narrative biography, within the tale of My Experiments with fact, Gandhi deals his existence tale as a reference in case you could stick to in his footsteps.

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McKinley, his wife, and the world in which they moved are brought alive in Miss Leech's sympathetic but not uncritical reconstruction of an era... Miss Leech's story, told with literary skill and scholarship of a high order, has a freshness that accounts in part for her achieving what many might regard as impossible: she makes William McKinley a flesh-and-blood man... If a second choice for the biography prize is in order, then in the jury's view such choice falls upon Samuel Eliot Morison's John Paul Jones...

Fischer/Erika J. ), The Pulitzer Prize Archive, Vol. 4: Political Editorial 1916-1988, München - London - New York - Paris 1990, pp. 29 f. 94 For the awards year of 1948 the appointed jury (J. Donald Adams, Julian P. Boyd and Harry M. "95 This course of proceeding proved to be suitable as the jurors' opinions concerning the ranking differed considerably. ) Wilson - The Road to the White House, by Arthur S. 98 Obviously the following argumentation by the sole member of the jury that pleaded for the book turned out to be very convincing: "This is, I think, the bestrounded of the biographies, and one of the best written.

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