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Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi's most important political writings arranged around the two central themes of his political teachings: satyagraha (the power of non-violence) and swaraji (freedom). Dennis Dalton's general introduction and headnotes highlight the life of Gandhi, set the readings in hisorical context, and provide insight into the conceptual framework of Gandhi's political theory.
Table of Contents
|A Note on the Texts|
|Satyagraha: The Power of Nonviolence||p. 27|
|Truth Is One||p. 30|
|The Crime of Chauri Chaura||p. 32|
|What Is Truth?||p. 35|
|Preface to Leo Tolstoy's "Letter to a Hindoo"||p. 37|
|On Ahimsa||p. 40|
|My Path||p. 42|
|"On the Verge of It"||p. 43|
|Letter to Narandas Gandhi||p. 44|
|Love Not Hate||p. 45|
|The Need for Humility||p. 49|
|Satyagraha, Civil Disobedience, Passive Resistance, Non-co-operation||p. 50|
|Satyagraha - Not Passive Resistance||p. 51|
|The First of August||p. 58|
|The Non-co-operation Resolution||p. 59|
|Evidence Before Disorders Inquiry Committee||p. 60|
|Is It Unconstitutional?||p. 64|
|Doctrine of the Sword||p. 69|
|Civil Disobedience||p. 73|
|Letter to Lord Irwin||p. 75|
|Duty of Disloyalty||p. 79|
|Some Rules of Satyagraha||p. 81|
|"Render Unto Caesar"||p. 83|
|Fasting in Non-violent Action||p. 87|
|Was It Coercive?||p. 88|
|Notes to Part I||p. 93|
|Swaraj: Gandhi's Idea of Freedom||p. 95|
|Independence v. Swaraj||p. 98|
|Resolution on Fundamental Rights and Economic Changes||p. 101|
|Speech on Fundamental Rights||p. 103|
|True Independence||p. 107|
|Implications of the Constructive Programme||p. 108|
|Hindu-Muslim Question in India||p. 110|
|Hindu-Muslim Tension: Its Cause and Cure||p. 113|
|Hindu-Muslim Unity||p. 114|
|The Sin of Untouchability||p. 118|
|An Impatient Worker||p. 121|
|Speech at Public Meeting, Trichinopoly||p. 122|
|Caste Has to Go||p. 124|
|Untouchability, Women and Swaraj||p. 126|
|Speech at Bhagini Samaj, Bombay||p. 127|
|Women of Gujarat||p. 130|
|Answers to Zamindars||p. 132|
|Economic Equality||p. 133|
|Interview to Nirmal Kumar Bose||p. 135|
|Speech at Meeting of Village Workers, Nagpur||p. 137|
|Who Is a Socialist?||p. 139|
|The Realities||p. 143|
|Duty, Democracy and Swaraj||p. 144|
|Democracy and Non-violence||p. 148|
|Notes to Part II||p. 153|
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