Author:Usha Thakkar & Sandhya Mehta (Authors)

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Gandhi in Bombay: Towards Swaraj

By: Usha Thakkar & Sandhya Mehta (Authors)

Price: $15.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 111569

ISBN: 0199470707

Condition: New


When Gandhi landed on the bustling Bombay docks on a cold winter morning in 1915, little did he know that his journey back from South Africa would mark a turning point in history. Bombay, the nerve centre of Gandhi’s many political activities, earned an enviable place in India’s freedom struggle under his leadership. In 1919, Gandhi initiated his first nationwide protest, the satyagraha against the Rowlatt Act, in this city, which propelled him to the position of a pre-eminent political leader. It was here that the landmark Non-Cooperation Movement of 1920 was launched, and in 1942, the ci... View more info