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Gandhi's Ascetic Activism
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Discusses Gandhi’s creative use of ascetic practice, particularly his practice of celibacy, for nonviolent activism.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. C-C
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Quotes
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Notes on Symbols from Indian Language: Vocabulary and Transliteration
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xviii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xix-xx
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-20
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  1. Chapter One: Challenging the Philosophical Presupposition: Gandhi’s Unconventional Synthesis of Asceticism and Activism
  2. pp. 21-36
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  1. Chapter Two: Gandhi’s Alternative Paradigm: From Traditional Principles to New Political Purposes
  2. pp. 37-80
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  1. Chapter Three: The Traditional Roots of Gandhi’s Brahmacarya
  2. pp. 81-122
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  1. Chapter Four: Gandhi’s Unorthodox Brahmacarya: Reinterpreting Private Religious Practice for Public Service
  2. pp. 123-162
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  1. Chapter Five: Gandhi’s Embodiment of Legendary Heroes and Ascetics: Toward a Coherent Narrative for Nonviolent Activism
  2. pp. 163-212
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  1. Conclusion: Gandhi’s Dynamic Synthesis of Renunciation and Social Action
  2. pp. 213-222
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  1. Appendix 1
  2. pp. 223-224
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  1. Appendix 2
  2. pp. 225-226
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 227-264
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 265-270
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 271-280
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 281-294
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  1. Back Cover
  2. pp. BC-BC
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