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Author Name    WEBER, THOMAS.

Title   Gandhi As Disciple And Mentor.

Binding   h

Book Condition   Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book.

Edition   First Edition (Unstated).

Publisher    Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005.

ISBN Number    0521842301 / 9780521842303

Seller ID   44237X1

Offers new and intriguing insights into the life and thought of one of the best known and most significant figures of the twentieth century. Whereas previous literature has tended to focus on Gandhi's political legacy, Weber explores the spiritual and philosophical richness of his relationships through biographical reflections on people who influenced Gandhi, and those who were, in turn, influenced by him. The contents of the book is as follows: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Gandhi influenced; 3. Henry Polak and the setting up of Phoenix settlement; 4. Hermann Kallenbach and the move to Tolstoy Farm; 5. Maganlal Gandhi and the decision to leave Sabarmati; 6. Jamnalal Bajaj and the move to Sevagram; 7. The top of the hourglass: Gandhi influenced; 8. Gandhi's influence; 9. Arne Naess: the ecological movement finds depth; 10. Johan Galtung: peace research moves beyond war; 11. E. F. Schumacher: economics as if people mattered; 12. Gene Sharp: nonviolent activism becomes a political method; 13. The bottom of the hourglass: Gandhi's influence. Includes an Index.

(Key Words: Mahatma Gandhi, Thomas Weber, India, Biography, Tolstoy Farm, Shantidas, Henry Polak, Vallabhbhai Patel, Martin Luther King Jr., Kenneth David Kaunda,Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Maganlal Gandhi, Vinoba Bhave, Sunderlal Bahuguna).

Price = 73.39 USD



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