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Mahatma Gandhi

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

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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2010
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[This entry contains four subentries: Moral Philosophy; Political Strategy; Process with the British Empire; and Legacy in India.]

Gandhi, ‘Mahatma’

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World Encyclopedia

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A lawyer, he practised in South Africa (1893–1914), where he led equal-rights campaigns, before returning to his native

Gandhi, Mohandas

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

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

Gandhi, Mohandas

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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It is tempting to think that Gandhi may have been an “early environmentalist” and yet there seem to be insuperable

Gandhi, Mahatma

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Indian nationalist leader, known as the Mahatma (‘Great Soul’). Although he never held government office, Gandhi was regarded as the supreme political and spiritual leader of India and the ... More
Gandhi, M. K.

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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‘Mahatma’ Gandhi amassed more than 12,000 books—primarily in English, Gujarati, Hindi, and Sanskrit—many of which he read in prison. Although

Gandhi, Mohandas K.

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The Oxford Companion to World War II

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(1869–1948),

Indian political and spiritual leader whose non-violent efforts to free his country from the British resulted in

Gāndhī, Mohandas Karamchand

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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(1869–1948)

A moral, political, and religious leader, who played a key role in the struggle for

Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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(1869–1948).

Hindu political activist with the uncompromising religious– philosophical ideal that non-injury is the only means to truth.

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