An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth - Part 3, Chapters 1-5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapters 1-5 Summary

As Gandhi embarks on his first voyage with his family he is concerned with their dress and diet. He decides that European dress is too radical so they adopt the Parsi style of dress. Kasturbai wears a Parsi sari and his sons and nephew wear Parsi coats and trousers, and all of them must adapt to wearing shoes. Since they are sailing on Dada Abdulla's steamer, they can go wherever they want on board the ship. They sail through bad weather that keeps everyone below deck. Gandhi makes many friendships and acquaintances that will stay with him and support him.

When the ships arrive in Durban on December 18h or 19h no one can debark until a physician declares them healthy. The physician orders a five-day quarantine to ensure that nobody is carrying the Plague. The white population is...

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