Selected Political Writings / Edition 1
  • Selected Political Writings / Edition 1
  • Selected Political Writings / Edition 1

Selected Political Writings / Edition 1

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by Mahatma Gandhi
     
 

Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi's most important political writings arranged around the two central themes of his political teachings: satyagraha (the power of non-violence) and swaraj (freedom). Dennis Dalton's general Introduction and headnotes highlight the life of Gandhi, set the readings in historical context,

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Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi's most important political writings arranged around the two central themes of his political teachings: satyagraha (the power of non-violence) and swaraj (freedom). Dennis Dalton's general Introduction and headnotes highlight the life of Gandhi, set the readings in historical context, and provide insight into the conceptual framework of Gandhi's political theory. Included are bibliography, glossary, and index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872203303
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
169
Sales rank:
221,914
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

A Note on the Texts
Introduction3
Pt. ISatyagraha: The Power of Nonviolence27
Truth Is One30
The Crime of Chauri Chaura32
What Is Truth?35
Preface to Leo Tolstoy's "Letter to a Hindoo"37
On Ahimsa40
Non-violence41
My Path42
"On the Verge of It"43
Letter to Narandas Gandhi44
Love Not Hate45
Civility47
The Need for Humility49
Satyagraha, Civil Disobedience, Passive Resistance, Non-co-operation50
Satyagraha - Not Passive Resistance51
The First of August58
The Non-co-operation Resolution59
Evidence Before Disorders Inquiry Committee60
Is It Unconstitutional?64
Doctrine of the Sword69
Civil Disobedience73
Letter to Lord Irwin75
Duty of Disloyalty79
Some Rules of Satyagraha81
"Render Unto Caesar"83
Fasting in Non-violent Action87
Was It Coercive?88
Notes to Part I93
Pt. IISwaraj: Gandhi's Idea of Freedom95
Independence v. Swaraj98
Resolution on Fundamental Rights and Economic Changes101
Speech on Fundamental Rights103
True Independence107
Implications of the Constructive Programme108
Hindu-Muslim Question in India110
Hindu-Muslim Tension: Its Cause and Cure113
Hindu-Muslim Unity114
The Sin of Untouchability118
An Impatient Worker121
Speech at Public Meeting, Trichinopoly122
Caste Has to Go124
Untouchability, Women and Swaraj126
Speech at Bhagini Samaj, Bombay127
Women of Gujarat130
Answers to Zamindars132
Economic Equality133
Interview to Nirmal Kumar Bose135
Speech at Meeting of Village Workers, Nagpur137
Who Is a Socialist?139
The Realities143
Duty, Democracy and Swaraj144
Democracy and Non-violence148
Notes to Part II153
Chronology155
Glossary159
Bibliography163
Index165

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