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Story of a Gandhian educator : interviews with Narayan Desai

Author: Narayan Desai; A Paul Hare
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first part of this text consists of two interviews, conducted in 1978 and 1995. The second part contains some of the author's memories of Gandhi, and of his childhood in Gandhi's ashrams. The  Read more...


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Named Person: Narayan Desai; Narayan Desai
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Narayan Desai; A Paul Hare
ISBN: 0773485430 9780773485433
OCLC Number: 641222350
Description: 204 pages : illustrations
Contents: Part 1 Three themes: nonviolence; revolution; education; notes on important events; 1979 through 1995. Part 2 Gandhi through a child's eyes: some memorable childhood events. Part 3 Activities in the 1970s: youth against famine; people's committees; people's committees for relief and rehabilitation; the ISSI; a look at the future. Part 4 Notes and papers: a note on training in nonviolence; the role of the Shanti Sena in conflict resolution; impediments to peace; the making and bearing of the Youth Peace Corps; peace marchers in unpeaceful Bengal; unarmed peace-keeping; encounter with a wild elephant; after Gujarat - Bihar; peace education through a movement of dissent; JP's role in second liberation; with the PM in the air-crash; total revolution and nonviolence; questions supplementary; a peep within.
Responsibility: by A. Paul Hare ; edited, with an introduction by A. Paul Hare.


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