Clothing for Liberation
Khadi, the Gandhian `fashion system'
Swadeshi was a Gandhian `fashion system,' says Peter Gonsalves in Clothing for Liberation: A communication analysis of Gandhi's Swadeshi revolution (www.sagepublications.com). Gandhiji's Swadeshi movement was founded on the real garment, says the author. "In seeking answers to real clothing questions, he believed, he would find the solution to new and appropriate representations of clothing for his people.