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B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the role of Gandhi in connection to the Rowlatt Bills. It begins with the preparation of the Bills drafted by Sir Sidney Rowlatt, identifies some of its extraordinary features, ... More


Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders

Luis D. León

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283688
eISBN:
9780520959484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283688.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a mythology—not a history or a biography—inasmuch as the author’s interest is in tracing the myths Chavez created about himself and those told about him, paying particular attention to ... More


Competing Theories of Nonviolent Politics

Karuna Mantena

in Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The contemporary literature on nonviolent politics relies upon a sharp distinction between strategic and principled nonviolence. Gandhi and King are associated with the latter, defined as a strict ... More


The Dandi March

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/9780195672039.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter recounts Gandhi’s 241-mile trek from Ahmedabad to Dandi, inaugurating the ‘Salt Satyagraha’, which proved to be one of the most dramatic and successful episodes in the history of the ... More


Anasaktiyoga and the Nationalist Imagination: Gandhi’s Interpretation of the Gita

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Mahatma Ghandhi influenced the nationalist movement unlike any other leader. He drew much from the Gita for his nationalist project. Much of his thoughts can be found in the book Hind Swaraj and his ... More


Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance

Ajay Skaria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698653
eISBN:
9781452953687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698653.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Unconditional Equality explores Gandhi’s critique of liberal conceptions of freedom and equality, and his practice of another freedom and equality organized around religion. Liberal traditions affirm ... More


The Nagpur Flag Satyagraha

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Jamnalal’s satyagraha campaign in his home province. This campaign was the idea of Pandit Sunderlal, the president of the Central Provinces Congress Committee. Several ... More


Gandhi’s philosophical credentials, his lapses, and his distance from other philosophers

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gandhi's credentials as a philosopher are corroborated in the light of examples encountered. So is the idea that exploring his philosophy reveals the comparative consistency of his positions. He did ... More


Prologue

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Prologue introduces Mahatma Gandhi and his ‘Passive Resistance’ technique, or the Satyagraha. It considers his doubts on the prospect of ending British rule in India and looks at the Hind Swaraj. ... More


Decade of Transition 1910–1919

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The first section of this chapter discusses India and the First World War. The second section considers the Home Rule Movement. The third section examines the Montagu-Chelmsford Report. The fourth ... More


Leader of the Khilafat

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies Mohamad Ali, a Khilafat agitation leader. It reveals the deep tensions surrounding the Hindus and the Muslims despite political connections that were formed after the Lucknow ... More


Swaraj Within a Year

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter takes a look at Gandhi’s claim that Swaraj could be achieved within a year, provided that his programme gained sufficient responses. It first examines the main argument that was made ... More


The British Response

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the various responses of the British towards Gandhi’s declaration of satyagraha against the Rowlatt Bills. British officials were initially amused at Gandhi’s efforts, but it ... More


Anti-Climax

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0018
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the consequences of Gandhi’s decision to withdraw his plans for civil disobedience despite the lengthy preparations it involved. Gandhi believed that his decision was mainly a ... More


Religion and Politics

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

Some of Mahatma Gandhi’s own colleagues and followers complained that he had a tendency to mix religion with politics. The confusion stemmed in large part from the fact that Gandhi’s concept of ... More


Gandhi and Non-Violence

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

Some commentators have questioned the sincerity and consistency of Mahatma Gandhi’s belief in non-violence, citing his alleged involvement in the Zulu Rebellion, the Boer War, and World War I. ... More


• Hinduism with Others: Interlogue

John Stratton Hawley and Vasudha Narayanan

in The Life of Hinduism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249134
eISBN:
9780520940079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249134.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on a process of “interlogues”—the constructive engagement of people who are and are not Hindu as they attempt to understand what Hinduism is and has been—and picks up on what ... More


Swimming Upstream: Laxmanshastri Joshi and the Evolution of Modern India

Arundhati C. Khandkar and Ashok C. Khandkar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495153
eISBN:
9780199098279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495153.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Around the turn of the twentieth century, as Gandhi was getting the satyāgraha movement off the ground, a number of thinkers had begun advocating for social and religious reforms. Among them was ... More


Pax Gandhiana: The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi

Anthony J. Parel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491451
eISBN:
9780190491475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491451.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Gandhi’s political philosophy concerns the peaceful political order—Pax Gandhiana. Its main contention is that peace cannot be achieved by politics alone. Peace requires the confluence of the four ... More


The Eleven Vows of Mahatma Gandhi

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/9780195699999.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Mahatma Gandhi's eleven vows, which contain the essence of his teaching in its relation to India and represent a trend in the writings of the world-intelligentsia, as well as ... More


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