Pathways to Nonviolent Resistance: Bold-faced wisdom from the early writings of MAHATMA GANDHI

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In an age of economic downturns and austerity, when the “Occupy” movement has gone global, this addition to the Bold-Faced Wisdom series couldn't be timelier. Pathways to Nonviolent Resistance re-examines and fully annotates Mahatma Gandhi's early writings, offering quick insight into his pragmatic doctrines for effecting peaceful political change and promoting civil rights. Here are Gandhi's formative works, the foundation upon which he built his lifelong philosophy: speeches, letters, articles, and other ...

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Overview

In an age of economic downturns and austerity, when the “Occupy” movement has gone global, this addition to the Bold-Faced Wisdom series couldn't be timelier. Pathways to Nonviolent Resistance re-examines and fully annotates Mahatma Gandhi's early writings, offering quick insight into his pragmatic doctrines for effecting peaceful political change and promoting civil rights. Here are Gandhi's formative works, the foundation upon which he built his lifelong philosophy: speeches, letters, articles, and other documents drawn from roughly 1893-1923. Key passages are highlighted in color; "Food for Thought" questions spur readers to think about Gandhi's relevance to today's world and their own lives; and lined, blank pages provide space for writing down notes and personal thoughts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454906216
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Series: Bold-Faced Wisdom
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,353,759
  • Product dimensions: 4.80 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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India's political and spiritual leader, Mahatma ("Great Soul") Gandhi (1869-1948) led his country's struggle for independence, as well as crusading for basic human rights of people everywhere. His methods, honed over decades of direct engagement in struggles around the world, were based on nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience. His teachings and writings have had a profound influence on the most important civil rights leaders of all time, including Martin Luther King, Jr., and Nelson Mandela.

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