Overview

Mahatma Gandhi

(1869—1948) political leader and religious and social reformer

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 entries  for:

  • Social sciences x
clear all

View:

Gandhi, Mohandas

Gandhi, Mohandas   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,367 words

On 2 October 1869 at Porbandar, a small town in what was then one of the princely states in Kathiawar

Hindu nationalism

Hindu nationalism  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Belief that politics should be organized in accordance with the precepts of the Hindu scriptures and way of life. In its more extreme form, this takes the form of the promotion of a Hindu Rashtra ...
Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru  

Reference type:
Overview Page
(b. 14 Nov. 1889, d. 27 May 1964).Prime Minister of Union of India 1947–64Early careerBorn in Allahabad as the son of Motilal Nehru, he received a European education, and was educated in England at ...
Psychology and Politics

Psychology and Politics  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Politics deals with relations among people; therefore it is inevitably linked with psychology, which deals with human thinking and behavior. Political analysts throughout the ages and across ...
Religion and Politics

Religion and Politics  

Reference type:
Overview Page
There can be no precise and agreed definition of religion. The origin of the word is of little help, for it descends from the Latin religiare, to bind, which suggests the broadest possible boundaries ...

View: