Mahatma Gandhi and India's Independence

Mahatma Gandhi and India's Independence

by Ann Malaspina

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Although protests are common today, when Gandhi began his work in the early twentieth century, nonviolent protests were relatively unheard of. By examining the sociopolitical climate of India at the time and key details of Gandhi's life, you will grow to understand how his revolutionary ideas helped free India from British rule through nonviolence and how they shaped the behaviors of politicians and activities for generations to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766072626
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/15/2016
Series: People and Events That Changed the World Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 "Battle of Right Against Might" 5

Chapter 2 Silk, Indigo, and Spices 12

Chapter 3 Child of India 29

Chapter 4 Satyagraha 36

Chapter 5 Jewel in the Crown 51

Chapter 6 Hunger Strikes 62

Chapter 7 Spinning Wheel 76

Chapter 8 "Do or Die" 84

Chapter 9 Stroke of Midnight 98

Timeline 117

Chapter Notes 119

Glossary 124

Further Reading 125

Index 126

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