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Gandhi

Author: Bhikhu C Parekh
Publisher: New York : Sterling, 2010.
Series: Brief insight.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gandhi's life and thought had enormous impact. Here is a balanced introduction to one of the most revered men in history. Written with extensive access to Gandhi's writings in Indian languages, which most commentators have little or no access, Bhikhu Parekh outlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights as well as the limitations of his thought.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bhikhu C Parekh
ISBN: 9781402768873 1402768877
OCLC Number: 311759721
Notes: Originally published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001. With new photographs added.
Description: viii, 181 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 20 cm.
Contents: Life and work --
Religious thought --
Human nature --
Satyagraha --
Critique of modernity --
The vision of a nonviolent society --
Critical appreciation.
Series Title: Brief insight.
Responsibility: Bhikhu Parekh.

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Gandhi's life and thought had enormous impact. Here is a balanced introduction to one of the most revered men in history. Written with extensive access to Gandhi's writings in Indian languages, which most commentators have little or no access, Bhikhu Parekh outlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights as well as the limitations of his thought.

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