Gandhi"s Johannesburg birthplace of Satyagraha by Eric Itzkin

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Published by Witwatersrand University Press in association with MuseumAfrica in Johannesburg .

Written in English

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  • Johannesburg (South Africa),
  • South Africa


  • East Indians -- South Africa -- Politics and government.,
  • Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Description and travel.,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1909-1948.,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1836-1909.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-91).

Book details

StatementEric Itzkin.
SeriesFrank Connock publication ;, no. 4
LC ClassificationsDS481.G3 I83 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6881512M
ISBN 101868143619
LC Control Number00439050

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European in dress and manner, Gandhi also knew nothing of the laws of his own country. At the High Court in Bombay, he could not gather the courage to cross-examine a witness in his first case. He never again appeared in court on behalf of a client in India.

In earlyGandhi sailed for Durban, retained by a It is well known that it was a chance reading of John Ruskin’s Unto This Last, on a train from Johannesburg to Durban, that first attracted Gandhi to the simplicity of rural life.

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On board, the Gandhis and Kallenbach lived mostly on fruits, nuts and milk. Every day, Gandhi spent an hour reading the Gita or the Ramayana to his wife, and another hour teaching Gujarati to his companion.

Gandhi and Kallenbach had first met in Johannesburg in The bulk of the book deals with Gandhi’s 21 years in South Africa. Divided by nationalism, area studies, and apartheid, for decades the field failed to integrate the African and Indian Gandhis.

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For Kasturba, this was a new challenge as she was now the only woman of the household, and she felt lonely. Gandhi found his own convictions reflected in the book. For him, Ruskin's message represented three main points. Gandhi came and went from Johannesburg to Rahul Singh Veteran journalist I am sure readers have been overwhelmed by a surfeit of print and online matter on Mahatma Gandhi.

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