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Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action / Edition 2
     

Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action / Edition 2

by Dennis Dalton
 

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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.

Columbia University Press

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 to the 2012 Reissue
Preface
Introduction
1. Satyagraha Meets Swaraj: The Development of Gandhi's Ideas 1896–1917
2. Gandhi as Leader: Nonviolence in Power
3. Critiques of Gandhi from His Contemporaries: Rabindranath Tagore and M.N. Roy
4. Civil Disobedience: The Salt Satyagraha
5. The Calcutta Fast
6. Mohandas
Conclusion: Gandhi's Contribution from Various Angles
Afterword to the 2012 Reissue
Chronology
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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