Gandhi's Decisive South African 1913 Campaign: A Personal Perspective from the Letters of Betty Molteno

@article{Corder2014GandhisDS,
  title={Gandhi's Decisive South African 1913 Campaign: A Personal Perspective from the Letters of Betty Molteno},
  author={Catherine Corder and Martin Plaut},
  journal={South African Historical Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={66},
  pages={22 - 54}
}
Abstract The account of Mohandas Gandhi's final battle with the South African government in late 1913 and early 1914 is widely known. This article juxtaposes this narrative with a personal perspective, drawing on the involvement of Betty Molteno, eldest child of the first Prime Minister of the Cape. She was present during critical incidents in those months. Molteno wrote daily to her life-partner, Alice Greene, and their correspondence contains many illuminating insights into the dramatic… Expand
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