Gandhi: Pioneer of Nonviolent Social Change, 1st edition

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Gandhi: Pioneer of Nonviolent Social Change

ISBN-13:  9780321333056

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Overview

This biography examines the life and work of Gandhi within a global context, with an emphasis on how Gandhi's ideas and life shaped the 20th-century world. Gandhi: Pioneer of Nonviolent Social Change, part of the Library of World Biography Series, is aimed primarily at readers with little or no background knowledge of Gandhi or his ideas. This book covers the important aspects of his life and the major components of his philosophy. Through an examination of Gandhi's life and legacy, particularly as a pioneer in the quest for justice and freedom through nonviolent means, this biography reveals lessons that inform our world--both present and future.

Table of contents

Introduction

 

CHAPTER 1: FORMATIVE YEARS

 

CHAPTER 2: TRANSFORMATIVE YEARS

 

CHAPTER 3: SATYAGRAHA IN SOUTH AFRICA

 

CHAPTER 4: HIND SWARAJ: GANDHI‘S VISION OF FREEDOM

 

CHAPTER 5: INTRODUCTION OF SATYAGRAHA IN INDIA

 

CHAPTER 6: NONCOOPERATION AND THE 1920S

 

CHAPTER 7: CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE AND THE 1930S

 

CHAPTER 8: QUIT INDIA TO 1947

 

CHAPTER 9: FASTS: SATYAGRAHA TO THE LAST

 

CHAPTER 10: GANDHI IN OUR WORLD: LEGACIES

 

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Published by Pearson (November 8th 2011) - Copyright © 2012