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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (;"Gandhi". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian lawyer, Quote: "Mahatma Gandhi, byname of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, (born October 2, 1869, Porbandar, India – died January 30, 1948, Delhi), Indian lawyer, politician, ..." anti-colonial nationalist, Quote: "... marks Gandhi as a hybrid cosmopolitan figure who transformed ... anti-colonial nationalist politics in the twentieth-century in ways that neither indigenous nor westernized Indian nationalists could." and political ethicist, Quote: "Gandhi staked his reputation as an original political thinker on this specific issue. Hitherto, violence had been used in the name of political rights, such as in street riots, regicide, or armed revolutions. Gandhi believes there is a better way of securing political rights, that of nonviolence, and that this new way marks an advance in political ethics." who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British Rule, Quote: "Gandhi was the leading genius of the later, and ultimately successful, campaign for India’s independence. and in turn inspire movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "great-souled", "venerable"), Quote: (mahā- (S. "great, mighty, large, ..., eminent") + ātmā (S. "1. soul, spirit; the self, the individual; the mind, the heart; 2. the ultimate being."): "high-souled, of noble nature; a noble or venerable man." first applied to him in 1914 in South Africa,Gandhi, Rajmohan (2006) p. 172: "... Kasturba would accompany Gandhi on his departure from Cape Town for England in July 1914 en route to India. ... In different South African towns (Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, and the Natal cities of Durban and Verulam), the struggle's martyrs were honoured and the Gandhi's bade farewell. Addresses in Durban and Verulam referred to Gandhi as a 'Mahatma', 'great soul'. He was seen as a great soul because he had taken up the poor's cause. The whites too said good things about Gandhi, who predicted a future for the Empire if it respected justice." (p. 172). is now used throughout the world.

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Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997
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[Aligarh] : Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu Hind, [194 ]
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Ahmedabad : Navajivan Pub. House, [1947]
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Ahmedabad : Navajivan Pub. House, 1948-1949
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Ahmedabad : Navajivan Pub. House, 1956
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Ahmedabad : Navajivan Publishing House, 1946
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