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Published: 22 February 2001

160 Pages | halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780192854575

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Gandhi: A Very Short Introduction

Bhikhu Parekh

Very Short Introductions

  • Gandhi's life and thought have been immensely influential, and his strategy of non-violent opposition to unjust laws forms the core of contemporary protest movements
  • Bhikhu Parekh is a leading authority on Gandhi and on Indian politics
  • Concentrates on Gandhi's role as a thinker, and the influence of his ideas — in particular his spiritual view of politics, and his theories of oppression, non-violent action, and active citizenship

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