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The Resource The impossible Indian : Gandhi and the temptation of violence, Faisal Devji

The impossible Indian : Gandhi and the temptation of violence, Faisal Devji

Label
The impossible Indian : Gandhi and the temptation of violence
Title
The impossible Indian
Title remainder
Gandhi and the temptation of violence
Statement of responsibility
Faisal Devji
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a rare, fresh view of Gandhi as a hard hitting political thinker willing to countenance the greatest violence in pursuit of a global vision that went far beyond a nationalist agenda. Focusing on his unsentimental engagement with the hard facts of imperial domination, Fascism, and civil war, Devji recasts Gandhi as a man at the center of modern history. Rejecting Western notions of the rights of man, rights which can only be bestowed by a state
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Devji, Faisal
Dewey number
  • 954.03/5092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
DS481.G3
LC item number
D4465 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • India
  • Statesmen
  • Gandhi
  • Gandhi
  • Gandhi, M. K.
Label
The impossible Indian : Gandhi and the temptation of violence, Faisal Devji
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bastard history -- A nation misplaced -- In praise of prejudice -- Brothers in arms -- Hitler's conversion -- Leaving India to anarchy
Control code
17311911
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 213 p.
Isbn
9780674066724
Lccn
2012019637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The impossible Indian : Gandhi and the temptation of violence, Faisal Devji
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bastard history -- A nation misplaced -- In praise of prejudice -- Brothers in arms -- Hitler's conversion -- Leaving India to anarchy
Control code
17311911
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 213 p.
Isbn
9780674066724
Lccn
2012019637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

Library Locations

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      Chatham Street, Liverpool, L7 7BD, GB
      53.403069 -2.963723
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