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By Dennis Dalton

ISBN-10: 0231159587

ISBN-13: 9780231159586

ISBN-10: 0231159595

ISBN-13: 9780231159593

First released in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and highbrow improvement won prominence for its stability and huge examine, in addition to its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complicated strength. concentrating on the leader's sign triumphs: the civil disobedience stream (or salt satyagraha) of 1930 and the Calcutta quickly of 1947, Dalton makes transparent that Gandhi's lifelong profession in nationwide politics gave him the chance to strengthen and refine his beliefs. He controversially concludes with a comparability of Gandhi's equipment and the suggestions of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, featuring a desirable juxtaposition that not just enriches the biography of all 3 figures but in addition proves Gandhi's relevance to the examine of race and political management in the USA. a brand new afterword situates Gandhi in the "clash of civilizations" debate, making a choice on the results for carrying on with nonviolent protests. Dalton additionally conducts an intensive assessment of Gandhian stories and contains a designated chronology of occasions in Gandhi's lifestyles and leadership.

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