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Aesthetical ideas of Gandhi

Author: Syed Mohammad Shahed
Publisher: Bangladesh : Syed Abdul Karim University Book Publishers, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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  Read more...


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Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Syed Mohammad Shahed
ISBN: 0231131143 9780231131148
OCLC Number: 978063269
Description: 184 pages
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: The Gandhian Dialogic 2. An Incorporative Nationalism Forging a Nationalist Hegemony The Disciplined Nation Invented Histories of the Nation 3. Dialogic Resistance Popular Forms of Mass Resistance in India Satryagraha Individual Conscience Ahimsa Satryagraha Within the Indian Polity 4. An Alternative Modernity Hind Swaraj A Gandhian Civilisation The Contructive Programme Gandhi, Socialism, and the Doctrine of Trusteeship The Gandhian Critique Beyond India 5. Fear of the Nation Gandhi's Family Life Gandhi and Sexual Desire Marriage and Patriarchy Women and Satyagraha The Critique of Patriarchy 6. Dalit and Adivasi Assertion Dalits Adivasis Dalits, Adivasis, and the Indian Nation 7. Fighting Religious Hatreds Gandhi, Muslims, and Hindu Nationalists The 'National Duty' of the Hindu Patriot Gandhi and Christianity Partition and Gandhi's 'Finest Hour' Gandhian Anti-Communal Work Since Independence 8. Gandhian Activism in India After Independence The Bhoodan and Gramdan Movements The Naxalite Alternative The JP Movement JP's 'Total Revolution' The Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Vahini Women and Anti-Liquor Movements in India Vahini and Women's Rights Chipko Andolan Narmada Bachao Andolan Gandhian Activism Since 1980 9. Gandhi's Global Legacy Some Contemporary Western Reactions Gandhi and the Pacifist Movement Gandhian Resistance on a World Stage The African-American Struggle in the USA The Revolt Against Apartheid in South Africa Petra Kelly and the German Greens 10. The Moral Activists' Lonely Path to Martyrdom Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Syed Mohammad Shahed.


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Well written and well documented...Very highly recommended. Choice Hardiman's book is an excellent review and synthesis of the literature and a sober evaluation of Gandhi's legacy in India and Read more...

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