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Gandhi's Khadi: A History of Contention and Conciliation

By: Rahul Ramagundam

Price: $15.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031484

ISBN: 8125034641

Condition: New


The book is a study of khadi, the fabric that successfully transcended its commodity status to become a political symbol. Using a fresh approach, it shows how an idea, determinedly pursued, can become a movement. Khadi acquired emblematic status during India's freedom struggle. Gandhi saw khadi as heralding real freedom to the millions of poor and marginalised Indians. Recreating a parallel history of the khadi movement alongside that of India's freedom struggle, the author argues that khadi's core semiotic lay in its being a commodity of resistance against colonial exploitation. Printed Page... View more info

Gandhi's Khadi: A History of Contention and Conciliation

By: Rahul Ramagundam

Price: $10.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2008

Seller ID: 101874

ISBN: 8125035834

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 312. View more info