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Gandhi's Spinning Wheel and the Making of India

Gandhi's Spinning Wheel and the Making of India( )
Author: Brown, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-415-63595-0
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

Gandhi¿s use of the spinning wheel was one of the most significant unifying elements of the nationalist movement in India. Spinning was seen as an economic and political activity that could bring together the diverse population of South Asia, and allow the formerly elite nationalist movement to connect to the broader Indian population.

This book looks at the politics of spinning both as a visual symbol and as a symbolic practice. It traces the genealogy of spinning from its...
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