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Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea
     

Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea

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by Mark Kurlansky, Dalai Lama (Foreword by)
 

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In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method of those

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Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Ehrgott More than 1 year ago
Presents a clear history of the idea of non-violence so that we see how it fits in with modern life and challenges preconceived notions of what will or will not work in confronting the evils of this world. Though I may not yet be there with the author in total belief, his arguments are important for us to consider before we choose courses of action that present violence as the answer to our problems.
Aedhan More than 1 year ago
A helpful introductory book for undergraduates. I use it in my course on Nonviolence.
Beachparrot More than 1 year ago
This book was fascinating. I highly recommend it.
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