Gandhi in His Time and Ours: The Global Legacy of His Ideas

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C. Hurst, 2003 - India - 338 pages
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Gandhi was the creator of a radical style of politics that has proved effective in fighting insidious social divisions within India and elsewhere in the world. How did this new form of politics come about? David Hardiman shows that it was based on a larger vision of an alternative society, one that emphasized mutual respect, resistance to exploitation, nonviolence, and ecological harmony.

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David Hardiman, who lived for many years in Gandhi's home region of

Gujerat, is based at the University of Warwick. He is a founding member of the Subaltern Studies group. His books include "Peasant Nationalists of Gujarat, 1917-1934," "The Coming of the Devi: Adivasi Assertion in Western India," and "Feeding the Baniya: Peasants and Usurers in Western India,

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