Gandhi as Disciple and Mentor

Gandhi as Disciple and Mentor

by Thomas Weber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521174481

ISBN-13: 9780521174480

Pub. Date: 03/03/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Thomas Weber offers new and intriguing insights into the life and thought of one of the best known and most significant figures of the twentieth century. Whereas previous literature has tended to focus on Gandhi's political legacy, Weber explores the spiritual and philosophical richness of his relationships through biographical reflections on people who influenced

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Overview

Thomas Weber offers new and intriguing insights into the life and thought of one of the best known and most significant figures of the twentieth century. Whereas previous literature has tended to focus on Gandhi's political legacy, Weber explores the spiritual and philosophical richness of his relationships through biographical reflections on people who influenced Gandhi, and those who were, in turn, influenced by him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521174480
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2011
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Gandhi influenced; 3. Henry Polak and the setting up of Phoenix settlement; 4. Hermann Kallenbach and the move to Tolstoy Farm; 5. Maganlal Gandhi and the decision to leave Sabarmati; 6. Jamnalal Bajaj and the move to Sevagram; 7. The top of the hourglass: Gandhi influenced; 8. Gandhi's influence; 9. Arne Naess: the ecological movement finds depth; 10. Johan Galtung: peace research moves beyond war; 11. E. F. Schumacher: economics as if people mattered; 12. Gene Sharp: nonviolent activism becomes a political method; 13. The bottom of the hourglass: Gandhi's influence.

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