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Author Alter, Joseph S.

Title Gandhi's body : sex, diet, and the politics of nationalism / Joseph S. Alter
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2000]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 207 pages)
Series Critical Histories
Critical histories.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface: History, Body, Culture; PART I. RETHINKING THE MAHATMA; Chapter 1. Gandhi's Body, Gandhi's Truth; Chapter 2. The Ethereal Politics of the Mahatma's Fasts; PART II. NATIONALISM, TRANSNATIONALISM, AND THE EMBODIED SELF; Chapter 3. Nature Cure and Yoga: Transnational Experiments with Ether and Hydrotherapy; Chapter 4. Surya Namaskar-Salute to Village Democracy; Chapter 5. Somatic Nationalism: Gama the Great, Another Heroic Indian; Conclusion: Post-Gandhian Somatics: Auto-Urine Therapy; Glossary; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K
LM; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Acknowledgments
Analysis "Multi-User"
Notes OldControl:muse9780812204742
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Diet -- India.
Medicine, Ayurvedic.
Nationalism -- India.
Sexual ethics -- India.
India -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00023421
ISBN 0812204743 (electronic bk.)
9780812204742 (electronic bk.)