[New Delhi]: Orient Longmans, . With an Introduction and an Epilogue by Welthy Honsinger Fisher. Foreword by J.B. Kripalani. First Indian Edition. Signed by Welthy Honsinger Fisher [1879-1980 & wife of the author] on the dedication page. The book is dedicated to her. Honsinger was the American founder of World Education and World Literacy Canada. She was married to Frederick Bohn Fisher (the author), a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, missionary, and official in Methodist missionary and men's movements. She was an intellectual, activist, feminist and also wrote in Introduction to this book. She was requested by her friend Mohandas Gandhi to begin Literacy House outside of Lucknow, India, at the age of 73. The Fishers were well-acquainted with and respected by Gandhi and other prominent leaders of the Indian Independence movement. Her husband died in 1938 and this book was first published in America in 1932. One critic regarding this book as one “that the British Government regards as important enough to be dangerous.”. Small 8vo., cream-colored cloth in dust jacket; 251 pages. Item #57607
Very Good (little tanning to covers; contents clean & tight; someone has put a tiny check mark in the margin at the beginning of the "Foreword"; little wear & tiny tears (small chip bottom of rear cover & at the top of the spine) d/j.