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Title Rethinking Gandhi and nonviolent relationality : global perspectives / edited by Debjani Ganguly and John Docker
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages)
Series Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia ; 46
Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia (2005) ; 46
Contents Global state of war and moral vernaculars of nonviolence: Rethinking Gandhi in a new world order / Debjani Ganguly -- Part I. Worlding the Gandhian everyday: Food, medicine and fasts -- Ahimsa and other animals: The genealogy of an immature politics / Leela Gandhi -- The quack whom we know: Illness and nursing in Gandhi / Sandhya Shetty -- Emptied of all but love: Gandhiji's first public fast / Tridip Suhrud -- Part II. Of friendship, law and language: Shaping Gandhian 'weakness' -- Gandhi moves: Intentional communities and friendship / Thomas Weber -- Gandhi: The transformation of a South African lawyer, 1897-1898 / Charles R. Disalvo -- Only one word, properly altered: Gandhi and the question of the veshya / Ajay Skaria -- Part III. Carrying Gandhi over: Global peace movements -- Globalising Gandhi: Translation, reinvention, application, transformation / Sean Scalmer -- Gandhiji in Burma, and Burma in Gandhiji / Penny Edwards -- Nonviolence and long hot summers: Black women's welfare-rights struggles in 1960s' Baltimore / Rhonda Y. Williams -- Part IV. Interlocuting with modernity: Gandhi at home and in the world -- Josephus: Traitor or Gandhian avant la lettre? / John Docker -- Homespun wisdom: Gandhi, technology and nationalism / Anjali Roy -- Vernacular cosmopolitanism: World historical readings of Gandhi and Ambedkar / Debjani Ganguly
Summary Through interdisciplinary research, key Gandhian concepts are revisited by tracing their genealogies in multiple histories of world contact and by foregrounding their relevance to contemporary struggles to regain the?humane? in the midst of global conflict
Notes Based on presentations at a symposium on Gandhi held in late 2004 on the premises of the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University --T.p verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Influence -- Congresses.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Teachings -- Congresses.
Civil disobedience -- Congresses.
Nonviolence -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Docker, John.
Ganguly, Debjani.
ISBN 0203933559 (electronic bk.)
9780203933558 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)