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Gandhi in South Africa

British imperialism and the Indian question, 1860-1914

by Robert A. Huttenback

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948,
    • East Indians -- South Africa -- History,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Administration

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [351]-360.

      Statementby Robert A. Huttenback.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT764.E3 H84
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5446214M
      ISBN 100801405866
      LC Control Number73124723

      “India is Gandhi’s country of birth; South Africa his country of adoption. He was both an Indian and a South African citizen.” (Article in Time, Decem ). Lelyveld, a former executive editor of the New York Times, is the author of a Pulitzer Prize–winning book about South African apartheid, Move Your Shadow: South Africa, Black and White ().

        The bulk of the book deals with Gandhi’s 21 years in South Africa. He arrived in Durban in , a besuited lawyer much taken with imperial justice, industrial progress, and .   Gandhi, popularly known as the Mahatma, not only led the freedom struggle in India but also performed a pivotal role in the struggle of the Indians for civil rights in South Africa.

      They cannot exist in South Africa for any length of time without the active sympathy and friendship of the Africans.” (Gandhi in Young India, April 5, , in Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi Author: Anil Nauriya. With his year finished and the lawsuit concluded, Gandhi prepared to return to India. But political events in South Africa intervened. On the day of his farewell party, Gandhi became aware of an "Indian Franchise Bill" that was before the Natal legislature–a bill that would deprive Indians of the right to vote.


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Gandhi in South Africa by Robert A. Huttenback Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The South African Gandhi's detailed treatment of how Gandhi operated in the South African political context is a significant contribution to the growing revisionist literature.

Most arresting perhaps to readers familiar only with the hagiography will be Gandhi's persistent attempts to improve the position of South African Indians by emphasising their superiority to Africans and reliability as subjects Cited by: First published in when his South African days were well over, this book provides invaluable insight into Gandhi's Satyagraha in South Africa.

It is the place where his religious and philosophical commitment to non-violence by:   Gandhi: The South African Experience (New History of Southern Africa Series) [Swan, Maureen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gandhi: The South African Experience (New History of Southern Africa Series)Author: Maureen Swan. The book succinctly analyses Gandhi’s approach to race and racial discrimination and his fight for the dignity of people of Indian origin in South Africa.

It examines and answers some of the criticisms raised by a section of scholars and activists who tried to create confusions about the life, thought and work of Gandhi in South Africa.

The South African Gandhi is a big book. It is a serious challenge to the way we have been taught to think about Gandhi." —Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things. Beginning with Gandhi's failure as a student in India, this well-written biography traces Gandhi's life, from his first rallies against prejudice in South Africa to his remarkable victory over colonialism in India, rounding out the image with mention of his inability to unite India and s: 7.

In response to our new book The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire, it is uncanny that this is exactly the line taken by Rajmohan Gandhi in a. Inwhen Gandhi was in South Africa, he wrote that white people there should be "the predominating race." He also said black people.

Satyagraha in South Africa Page 2 FOREWARD We have included Gandhiji’s book entitled Satyagraha in South Africa in the Selected Works because of the great significance that ‘passive resistance’ or Satyagraha has assumed in recent years in different parts of the world.

Martin Luther King, the great American Negro leader, was an ardent follower of. A controversial new book by two South African university professors reveals shocking details about Gandhi’s life in South Africa between. First published in when his South African days were well over, this book provides invaluable insight into Gandhi's Satyagraha in South Africa.

It is the place where his religious and philosophical commitment to non-violence began.4/5(13). » Gandhi in South Africa» The Making Of A Social Reformer: Gandhi In South Africa, - (Complete Book Online)» Africa needs Gandhi. (Complete Book Online)» Gandhiji And South Africa, by E. Reddy and Gopalkrishna Gandhi (E-book)» Gandhi and the formation of the African National Congress of South Africa.

Gandhi's biographer and grandson, Rajmohan Gandhi, says the younger Gandhi - he arrived in South Africa as a year-old briefless lawyer - was undoubtedly "at times ignorant and prejudiced about. When Gandhi sailed from South Africa in to return home, Smuts wrote, “The saint has left our shores, I sincerely hope forever.” At the outbreak of World War I, Gandhi spent several months in Born:   In the book Satyagraha in South Africa, Gandhi relates a conversation with a tailor injust after returning to India.

He gave me some account of the hardships inflicted on the people in. The authors of a controversial new book on Gandhi’s life and work in South Africa certainly believe so. South African academics Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed spent seven years exploring the complex story of a man who lived in their country for more than two decades – to – and campaigned for the rights of Indian people there.

In AprilGandhi a set sail for South Africa to be the lawyer for Abdullah's cousin. He spent 21 years in South Africa, where he developed his political views, ethics and politics.

Immediately upon arriving in South Africa, Gandhi faced discrimination because of his skin colour and heritage, like all people of : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 2 October. The book discusses Gandhi's life mainly in South Africa.

It overturns the false narrative of his saintly character. They trace him through the thick and thin. Through the war and genocide of the Boer "war", the ill fated Bambatha Revolution and many other important episodes which Gandhi witnessed, commented upon and in some cases took part/5.

Gandhi and South African Blacks. Note: All quotes are direct quotations from “The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi,” here abbreviated as “CWMG.” All grammatical errors and misspellings are the responsibility of Mohandas Gandhi, the original author, and are preserved for historical consistency.

Before Dec. 19, GANDHI AND SOUTH AFRICA Edited by E.S. Reddy Gopalkrishna Gandhi NAVAJIVAN PUBLISHING HOUSE Ahmedabad -FOREWORD I feel greatly honoured to be asked to write a Foreword to this book.

It appears at precisely the right moment in the history of the struggle against the institutionalised racism known as ‘apartheid.’ For.

[NOTE: The following is a revision of a book published in by Sanchar Publishing House, New Delhi, in It includes an additional article entitled: "Mahatma Gandhi - South Africa's Gift to India".] DEDICATED TO NELSON MANDELA AND HIS COLLEAGUES IN THE STRUGGLE FOR A NEW SOUTH AFRICA.Gandhi in South Africa It is this young Gandhi that protesters in South Africa, Ghana and Malawi are fighting against, arguing that while he may be a positive symbol for many Indians, he does not invoke such feelings among many Africans.Mahatma Gandhi, South Africa and Satyagraha.

E. S. Reddy. A century ago, on 10 JanuaryM. K. Gandhi, an attorney with a lucrative practice in Johannesburg, appeared before the magistrate’s court for defying an anti- Asiatic law and disobeying an order to leave the Transvaal within 48 hours.