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Thomas Weber

Thomas Weber is an Honorary Associate in the School of Social Sciences, La Trobe University. His most recent Gandhi-related books are Going Native: Gandhi’s Relationship with Western Women (2011), Gandhi, Gandhism and the Gandhians (2006), and Gandhi as Disciple and Mentor (2004).

Thomas Weber reviews 'What Would Gandhi Do?' by Michael Kirby

April 2014, no. 360 27 March 2014
Two years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joseph Lelyveld published a partial biography of Mahatma Gandhi (Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India, 2011), which outraged public opinion in India and served as a vehicle for the self-promotion of leading politicians who railed against the supposed contents. Although the book was not yet available on the subcontinent, and so had not ... (read more)