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Nonviolence in Action GANDHI'S POWER WITH A NEW PREFACE
Nonviolence in Action GANDHI'S POWER WITH A NEW PREFACE
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About the Book:

This insightful collection of essays on Gandhi's life and thought reinforces the belief that Gandhi's legacy remains relevant to a variety of cultural contexts, making him one of the most original political thinkers of the century. It focuses on the manner in which Gandhi forged a connection, in theory and in practice, among the ideas of freedom, nonviolent power, and civic responsibility. Dalton's new preface fills some of the earlier gaps by discussing Gandhi's conception of manual labour and his theory and practice of work, which pervaded his entire social reform programme.

(Note: Cover Photograph: Gandhi speaks in Calcutta, 1934. AP/Wide World Photos)

About the Author:

Dennis Dalton is Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Sciences at Barnard College, Columbia University, NY, USA.

Excerpts from Reviews:

'What a refreshing study of Gandhi's political thought!…the best in recent years…This book presents an intellectually satisfying analysis of the Gandhian concepts of satyagraha and swaraj, of their interconnection, and of their application in his quest for Indian independence…Although admiring Gandhi, Dalton eschews his canonization for a clear, thoughtful study.'

-Library Journal

'Dalton has very wisely included what one seldom finds in books on Gandhi, examples of the trenchant criticism of his methods and ideas that were made by Indian contemporaries. His book is thus extraordinarily timely for an understanding of the redefinition of Indian nationalism that timely for an understanding of the redefinition of Indian nationalism that has been taking place in recent years.'

-Ainslie T. Embree
Professor Emeritus of History, Columbia University

'Dalton's book is thorough and original'

- New Statesman and Society

CONTENTS

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, Malcolm, and Martin
Conclusion Gandhi's Contribution from Various Angles

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

Nonviolence in Action GANDHI'S POWER WITH A NEW PREFACE

Item Code:
IDD632
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Paperback
Edition:
2001
ISBN:
0195645634
Language:
English
Size:
8.4" X 5.5"
Pages:
300(B & W Illus: 3)
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About the Book:

This insightful collection of essays on Gandhi's life and thought reinforces the belief that Gandhi's legacy remains relevant to a variety of cultural contexts, making him one of the most original political thinkers of the century. It focuses on the manner in which Gandhi forged a connection, in theory and in practice, among the ideas of freedom, nonviolent power, and civic responsibility. Dalton's new preface fills some of the earlier gaps by discussing Gandhi's conception of manual labour and his theory and practice of work, which pervaded his entire social reform programme.

(Note: Cover Photograph: Gandhi speaks in Calcutta, 1934. AP/Wide World Photos)

About the Author:

Dennis Dalton is Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Sciences at Barnard College, Columbia University, NY, USA.

Excerpts from Reviews:

'What a refreshing study of Gandhi's political thought!…the best in recent years…This book presents an intellectually satisfying analysis of the Gandhian concepts of satyagraha and swaraj, of their interconnection, and of their application in his quest for Indian independence…Although admiring Gandhi, Dalton eschews his canonization for a clear, thoughtful study.'

-Library Journal

'Dalton has very wisely included what one seldom finds in books on Gandhi, examples of the trenchant criticism of his methods and ideas that were made by Indian contemporaries. His book is thus extraordinarily timely for an understanding of the redefinition of Indian nationalism that timely for an understanding of the redefinition of Indian nationalism that has been taking place in recent years.'

-Ainslie T. Embree
Professor Emeritus of History, Columbia University

'Dalton's book is thorough and original'

- New Statesman and Society

CONTENTS

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, Malcolm, and Martin
Conclusion Gandhi's Contribution from Various Angles

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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