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Mahatma Gandhi: Nonviolent Power in Action

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As one of the most original and charismatic philosopheractivists of this century, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi caught the public eye in his quest for India’s freedom (swaraj) through civil disobedience campaigns (satyagraha). Dennis Dalton’s latest publication on Gandhi provides an excellent resource for teachers of modern South Asia as he focuses on the leader’s philosophical views on swaraj and satyagraha, on their application in India’s freedom movement, and on their current implications for social inclusion in the region today.