Gandhi, Indian Opinion, and the Making of Indo–South African Identity, 1903–14

@article{Vahed2015GandhiIO,
  title={Gandhi, Indian Opinion, and the Making of Indo–South African Identity, 1903–14},
  author={G. Vahed},
  journal={Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and The Middle East},
  year={2015},
  volume={35},
  pages={354-360}
}
  • G. Vahed
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and The Middle East
Isabel Hofmeyr’s Gandhi’s Printing Press underlines the significance of Indian Opinion in Gandhi’s South African project of fostering Indianness, draws parallels with print cultures elsewhere, and highlights the role of the Phoenix Settlement in sustaining Satyagraha. Among the striking themes of this study are slow reading, which Hofmeyr works out at length, and Gandhi’s racial prejudices toward Africans at a time when Africans’ own political activism was developing in parallel with those of… Expand