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Author Parekh, Bhikhu C.

Title Gandhi / Bhikhu Parekh.

Publication Info. New York : Sterling, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  B GANDHI    Check Shelf
Description viii, 181 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 20 cm.
Series A brief insight
Brief insight.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [176]-177) and index.
Note Originally published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001. With new photographs added.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Life and work -- Religious thought -- Human nature -- Satyagraha -- Critique of modernity -- The vision of a nonviolent society -- Critical appreciation.
Summary Gandhi's life and thought had enormous impact. Here is a balanced introduction to one of the most revered men in history. Written with extensive access to Gandhi's writings in Indian languages, which most commentators have little or no access, Bhikhu Parekh outlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights as well as the limitations of his thought.
Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Statesmen -- India -- Biography.
ISBN 9781402768873
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