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Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence for an Age of Terrorism

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Is there room for nonviolence in an age of terrorism? Longtime peace activist and authority on creative nonviolence David Cortright makes a strong case for the need for nonviolent action now more than ever. Drawing on the legend and lessons of Gandhi, Cortright traces the history of nonviolent social activism through the early 20th century to the civil rights movement, the Vietnam era, and up to the present war in Iraq. Gandhi and Beyond offers a critical evaluation and refinement of Gandhi's message, laying the foundation for a renewed and deepened dedication to nonviolence as the universal path to social progress and antidote to terrorism.

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Is there room for nonviolence in an age of terrorism? Longtime peace activist and authority on creative nonviolence David Cortright makes a strong case for the need for nonviolent action now more than ever. Drawing on the legend and lessons of Gandhi, Cortright traces the history of nonviolent social activism through the early 20th century to the civil rights movement, the Vietnam era, and up to the present war in Iraq.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594512667
Subtitle:
Nonviolence for an Age of Terrorism
Publisher:
Paradigm Publishers
Author:
Cortright, David
Subject:
Nonviolence
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Violence in Society
Subject:
Peace
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
265
Dimensions:
8.92x6.00x.85 in. .83 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Is there room for nonviolence in an age of terrorism? Longtime peace activist and authority on creative nonviolence David Cortright makes a strong case for the need for nonviolent action now more than ever. Drawing on the legend and lessons of Gandhi, Cortright traces the history of nonviolent social activism through the early 20th century to the civil rights movement, the Vietnam era, and up to the present war in Iraq.
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