Author: Mahatma GandhiTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Mahadev DesaiPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2012Language: EnglishPages: 154ISBN/UPC (if available): 9780198083795
One of the earliest books developed by the Press in India, My Early Life (1932) is a concise version of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's autobiography. The charming little book took shape while Gandhi was in prison, guiding the expert hand of Mahadev Desai, his secretary, at every step of its making. My Early Life: An Illustrated Story covers the formative years (1869-1914) of Gandhi's life—from early childhood, schooldays, and teenage desires and confessions to the trip to England and struggle thereafter as a young attorney to the austere life in South Africa. This illustrated edition of a flesh-and-blood story of an inspirational journey—from 'Mohandas to Mahatma'—includes contextual notes and evocative line drawings to complement the narrative. A Flesh-and-blood story of an inspirational journey – from “Mohandas to Mahatma-‘This book will capture the imagination of children, young adults, and those keen on knowing about Gandhi’s Early Life.
1. Servant of the Community2. Rumblings of the Strom3. Lynched4. My Own Dhobi 5. A Recollection and a Penance6. Boer war Experiences7. To India and Back8. The Magic Spell of a Book9. The Phoenix Settlement10. The Zulu “Rebellion”11. A Life Plunge12. Some Reminiscences of the Bar13. The Birth of Satyagraha14. Imprisoned15. First Jail Experiences16. A Memorable Episode I 17. A Memorable Episode II18. Satyagraha Resumed19. Tolstoy Farm 20. The Women’s Part I 21. The Women’s Part II22. The Laborers Join23. The Great Trek I24. The Great Trek II25. The Triumph of Satyagraha