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The discovery of Gandhi

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780748640454
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651948 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0003
The discovery of Gandhi

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This chapter studies Alexander's travels abroad, which eventually led him to his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi, and starts with a section on Alexander's lectureship on international studies at Woodbrooke. It introduces three individuals who played important roles in Alexander's life: Fritz Berber, Willi Schubert and Reginald Reynolds. The next section looks at Alexander's interest in the different attempts to control the traffic of narcotics, most especially opium. Finally, the chapter considers Alexander's meeting with Gandhi and the conferences in Geneva that he attended.

Keywords: Mahatma Gandhi; lectureship; international studies; Woodbrooke; Fritz Berber; Willi Schubert; Reginald Reynolds; narcotics; opium; Geneva conferences

Chapter.  9791 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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