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Mohandas Gandhi: Experiments in Civil Disobedience (Revolutionary Lives)

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Mohandas Gandhi, icon of Indian liberation, remains an inspiration for anti-capitalists and peace activists globally. His campaigns for national liberation based on non-violence and mass civil disobedience were critical to defeating the power of the British Empire.

This biography examines his campaigns from South Africa to India to evaluate the successes and failures of non
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Kindle Edition, 207 pages
Published January 20th 2019 by Pluto Press
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good for beginners.

I approached the book to familiarize myself with the philosophical motivations behind Gandhi's experiments in civil disobedience, about which the author has little to say. without a consideration of Gandhian political thought, any account of his political practice/experiments would at best remain partial. but those who want a general overview of Gandhi's campaigns of civil disobedience, can consult this book.

if you are more interested in Gandhi as a political thinker, read Fai
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