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Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869. Here is a list of books, new and old, to understand his ideas of nation-building and ethics

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By Team Lounge
Published Oct 02, 2023

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Becoming Gandhi by Perry Garfinkel, a practical guide to practise Gandhian ideals in today’s world 

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 I Am an Ordinary Man, Edited by Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Gandhi’s story from the time he returned to India in 1914 till his death in 1948

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Poorna Swaraj by M.K. Gandhi, a window to his vision of attaining real and complete independence or 'swaraj' for India 

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The Boy Who Became the Mahatma by Rajesh Talwar, a book for children on Gandhi's childhood

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Pathways of Global Transformation: Conversations with Bapu, a series of imaginary conversations in which Gandhi tackles contemporary issues

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 Indian Ideas of Freedom by Dennis Dalton, a compilation of essays about freedom fighters from Gandhi and Gokhale to Ambedkar and Tagore

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Non Cooperation in India by David Hardiman, an examination of the first Non-co-operation Movement, from 1920 to 1922

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