Maps. The Partition of India, 1947. South Africa, 1893. Introduction: Naked Ambition. Childhood and Marriage. London lessons. Adventures in Natal. Challenge and Chastity. The Army of the Poor. Village Activist. Arousing India. The Salt March. World Icon. Quit India. Partition and Death. Legacy. Notes. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.
Jad Adams is an independent historian working as an author and television producer. His books include Kipling (2006) and The Dynasty: The Nehru-Gandhi Story (1997). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and is currently a Visiting Research Fellow of the School of Advanced Study, University of London.
'For anyone trying to find a way through the myriad political byways of modern India and Pakistan, Adams's no-nonsense biography is as good a starting point as any' The Glasgow Herald.