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Author Carnall, Geoffrey.
Title Gandhi's interpreter : a life of Horace Alexander / by Geoffrey Carnall ; foreword by Philippa Gregory.
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010.

Subject Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Quakers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- India.
India -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 314 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; CONTENTS; DEDICATION; FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; ARCHIVE SOURCES; ABBREVIATIONS; 1 THE MAKING OF AN INTERNATIONALIST; 2 THE HUMANISING OF AN INTELLECTUAL; 3 THE DISCOVERY OF GANDHI; 4 QUAKER INTERVENTIONS; 5 THE 1930s; 6 THE SECOND WORLD WAR; 7 TO INDIA WITH THE FRIENDS' AMBULANCE UNIT; 8 CAMPAIGNING IN BRITAIN ANDTHE USA; 9 INDIAN INDEPENDENCE AND ITS AFTERMATH; 10 INDIA AND THE QUEST FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD ORDER; APPENDIX: FRITZ BERBER IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Summary This beautifully written biography, with a foreword by Philippa Gregory, explores the forgotten significance of the life of Horace Alexander. Horace Alexander was an English Quaker who played a significant part in relations between Indian nationalist leaders and the British Government in the years before the transfer of power in 1947. He came to know Gandhi well, and was trusted by him as an intermediary. At the same time he enjoyed the confidence of the British Conservative ministers R.A. Butler and Leo Amery, as well as, on the Labour side, Sir Stafford Cripps and Lord Pethick Lawrence. He.
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Local Note JOHN CARROLL: JSTOR Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
ISBN 9780748641857 (electronic bk.)
0748641858 (electronic bk.)
9780748640454
0748640452
ISBN/ISSN 9786612749766
OCLC # 659590161
Additional Format Print version: Carnall, Geoffrey. Gandhi's interpreter. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010 9780748640454 (DLC) 2010474130 (OCoLC)520738102