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An American looks at Gandhi

essays in satyagraha, civil rights, and peace

by James D. Hunt

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Published by Promilla & Co. Publishers, in association with Bibliophile South Asia in New Delhi, Chicago .
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  • Gandhi, Mahatma 1869-1948 -- Political and social views.

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    StatementJames D. Hunt.
    LC ClassificationsDS481.G3+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination291 p. :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3444111M
    ISBN 108185002355
    LC Control Number2005323120

      Gandhi never visited the U.S., but few non-Americans have had such a great impact on American life. His work as a freedom fighter and social reformer in India was closely followed in the U.S.   The new book has come at a time when there is a growing clamour for leadership change in the Congress party and there is speculation whether Rahul Gandhi would again take up reins of the party. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra ruled out the possibility of leading the party anytime soon and also said that she would like to concentrate on Uttar Pradesh.

      GANDHI The Years That Changed the World, By Ramachandra Guha Illustrated. 1, pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $ “The number of books that people write on this old man takes my breath away. This monumental biography of one of the most intriguing figures of the twentieth century, written by his grandson, is the first to give a complete and balanced account of Mahatma Gandhi's remarkable life, the development of his beliefs and his political campaigns, and his complex relations with his family. Written with unprecedented insight and access to family archives, it reveals a life of Reviews: 1.

      Gandhi left his wife, "Ba," -- an arranged marriage -- in for Kallenbach, a lifelong bachelor, according to the book. In letters, Gandhi wrote to . This book contains Gandhi’s views on the decentralisation of economic and political power through the organisation of Village Panchayats so as to diffuse widely among ordinary people a capacity.

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[James D Hunt] -- Mahatma Gandhi,Indian nationalist and statesman. An American Looks at Gandhi Essays in Satyagraha, Civil Rights and Peace James D. HuntHb, pp., Illus., Maps, Biblio., Index ISBN ISBN Publisher: Promilla An American looks at Gandhi book BSA Price: Rs Rs (Outside India: US $) Mahatma Gandhi -- Biography / Contributions / Peace studies / Civil rights The Book.

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"Sharma has written a lively and philosophical book, reflecting closely Stokes's mixed personality and steely commitment." --Michael Fathers, Time Asia "This is the story of the commitment to India that prompted Gandhi to describe Stokes as a foreigner who had made India his home, 'in a manner in which perhaps no other American or Englishman has.'" --Mark Tully, India TodayReviews: 4.

Still the Promised Land is the fascinating and deeply personal story of how an impoverished immigrant made his way to the new world, remade his life and ultimately became the chief financial officer of Washington, DC, playing a key role in transforming the nation’s capital from a near-bankrupt municipality into a financially healthy major Reviews: Dara Shukoh was the heir-apparent to the Mughal throne inwhen he was executed by his brother Aurangzeb.

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi set up a cooperative colony called Tolstoy Farm near Johannesburg, South Africa, having been inspired by Tolstoy's colony comprising 1, acres ( km 2) was funded by the Gandhian Herman Kallenbach and placed at the disposal of the satyagrahis from America.

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About The Author. Professor J.S. Mathur, D. Litt is an author, editor and international lecturer on subjects like social, labour, industrial, economic and peace issues. He has cha. William Mackintire Salter (–) was the author of several books on philosophy and a critical and enduring major classic on was also a special lecturer for the Department of Philosophy in the University of Chicago.

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Of or relating to Leo Tolstoy, the Russian writer. James D. Hunt, An American Looks at Gandhi, Bibliophile South Asia, page 37 [1] This essay will look first at Gandhi's knowledge of Tolstoy and proceed to the persons, organizations, and books that enlarged and enriched Gandhi's knowledge of Tolstoyan values.A follower of Tolstoy, who.

01 Unto This Last John Ruskin. John Ruskin’s Unto This Last, a collection of four essays on the “politics of economics” is one of his most influential works, so much so that even Mahatma Gandhi said it was “impossible to lay aside”.

Ruskin puts forth the idea of an economy based on the consideration of humanity and the virtue of pursuing money for vested interests, and that economics.

The controversial book Gandhi: Behind the Mask of Divinity, describes a certain incident involving Gandhi and an American widow, Annette Doherty, wife of engineer William Francis Doherty.

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Praise “[A] monumental biography Extraordinarily intimate.” —The New York Times Book Review “Wise, graceful and entertaining Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, will not be bettered, and it is essential reading even for those who do not think of themselves as India buffs, because Gandhi is a maker of our whole modern world.” —Ferdinand Mount, The Wall.On the momentous occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, let's take a look at what some of the world's most famous men & women have said about our beloved Mahatma.

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