Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action / Edition 2

Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action / Edition 2

by Dennis Dalton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231122373

ISBN-13: 9780231122375

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: Columbia University Press

This book moves from the birth of Gandhi's method of nonviolent resistance in South Africa to an in-depth analysis of two of his signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement of 1930 and his historic Calcutta fast of 1947. Dalton concluded with a comparison of Gandhi to Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.

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Overview

This book moves from the birth of Gandhi's method of nonviolent resistance in South Africa to an in-depth analysis of two of his signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement of 1930 and his historic Calcutta fast of 1947. Dalton concluded with a comparison of Gandhi to Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231122375
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Satyagraha Meets Swaraj: The Development of Gandhi's ideas, 1896-191712
2Ghandi as Leader: Nonviolence in Power30
3Critiques of Gandhi from His Contemporaries: Rabindranath Tagore and M. N. Roy63
4Civil Disobedience: The Salt Satyagraha91
5The Calcutta Fast139
6Mohandas, Malcolm, and Martin168
Conclusion: Gandhi's Contribution from Various Angles188
Notes201
Glossary247
Bibliography251
Index267

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