Gandhi And Contemporary Social Sciences By Mukesh Srivastava | Articles on Relevence of GandhiBut having got that out of the way, this is an excellent, excellent biography of Gandhi. Ramachandra Guha brings three very important things to this work:. Ramachandra Guha brings three very important things to this work: his deep scholarship and expertise on Gandhi; his clear-eyed objectivity about his subject and an engaging and personal narrative style which makes reading this book, as large as it is, an easy and pleasurable experience. I felt at the end that I had a very clear sense of Gandhi as a person, as much as Gandhi the politician or the mystic, as he is often presented. Guha lays out Gandhi, warts and all, in this book.
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Published by : Asia Publishing House Courtesy : www. Gandhi With an introduction by : C. Andrews Published by : G. Gandhi Compiled by : U. Pravesh Chander With a Foreword by: Dr.
Writing about Gandhi has become increasingly difficult in our times, since the sheer weight of critical scholarship on Gandhi-- some of which seeks to explore the finer and subtler aspects of his relationship with modernity, colonisation, nationalism and sexuality-- is very daunting indeed! Let us begin by examining two very simple statements of Gandhi made well before the political independence. He said: "We must become the change that we wish to see in the external world" 4 This is a very loaded statement. We cannot wish it away by subjecting this statement to any kind of historicist, psychological, symbolic or discourse analysis. It remains there like a mirror before us, staring in the face of all our activist or scholarly zeal to transform the world we live in.