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Hindu Widow Marriage

Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156332
eISBN:
9780231526609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156332.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Before the passage of the Hindu Widow's Re-marriage Act of 1856, Hindu tradition required a woman to live as a virtual outcast after her husband's death. Widows were expected to shave their heads, ... More


Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of ethics as a conceptual framework and the relevance of Gandhian thought for dealing with current issues like environmental crisis, social justice, and ... More


Gandhi's Identity Crisis

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This essay presents the identity crisis experienced by Mahatma Gandhi. While studying in England, Gandhi decided to assume a thick veneer of English culture. He wore suits made by the most ... More


Mahatma Gandhi at Home

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Based on how she witnessed the manner in which Mahatma Gandhi lived and carried on his activities, the Halide Edib presents a picture of his life, as she saw it in 1935. The day at Gandhi's house in ... More


Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

M V Nadkarni

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book provides analysis of ethics as a conceptual framework and the relevance of Gandhian thought for dealing with current issues like environmental crisis, social justice, and equity and harmony ... More


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