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People Power : Fifty Peacemakers and Their Communities

Michael True

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ISBN 10: 8131600874 / ISBN 13: 9788131600870
Published by Rawat, New Delhi, 2007
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Contents Introduction. 1. Young Catholic workers. 2. Stephen Biko (1946 77) and Nelson Mandela (1918 ). 3. Chinese students. 4. The Sanctuary Movement and School of Americas Watch. 5. Vandana Shiva (1952 ). 6. Greenham common women. 7. Atlantic and Pacific life communities and the Plowshares. 8. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 68). 9. Noam Chomsky (1928 ). 10. Cesar Chavez (1927 93) and Dolores Huerta (1930 ). 11. Denise Levertov (1923 97). 12. Daniel Berrigan (1921 ) and Philip Berrigan (1923 2002). 13. Howard Zinn (1922 ). 14. Kenneth Boulding (1910 93) and Elise Boulding (1920 ). 15. Oscar Romero (1917 80). 16. Thomas Merton (1915 68). 17. David Dellinger (1915 2004). 18. Muriel Rukeyser (1913 80). 19. Rosa Parks (1913 2005). 20. Mulford Sibley (1912 1989). 21. Helder Camara (1909 99). 22. Franz Jagerstatter (1907 43). 23. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). 24. George Orwell (1903 50). 25. Dorothy Day (1897 1980). 26. Ammon Hennacy (1893 1970). 27. Wilfred Owen (1893 1918). 28. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890 1964). 29 Randolph Bourne (1886 1918). 30. Bertrand Russell (1872 1970). 31. Mohandas Gandhi (1869 1948). 32. Emma Goldman (1869 1940). 33. Jane Addams (1860 1935). 34. Eugene Victor Debs (1855 1926). 35. Leo Tolstoy (1828 1910). 36. Abigail Kelley (1811 87) and Stephen Symonds Foster (1809 81). 37. Henry David Thoreau (1817 62). 38. Elihu Burritt (1810 79). 39. Adin Ballou (1803 90). 40. Thomas Paine (1737 1809). 41. Quakers Mennonites and Church of the Brethren. Index. This collection of portraits focuses on the lives and communities of men and women central to non violent movements for social change from the eighteenth century to the present. It includes internationally known figures such as Thomas Paine Leo Tolstoy Mohandas Gandhi Dorothy Day Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela as well as abolitionists feminists labor organizers war resisters and Catholic workers known for their courage intelligence imagination resourcefulness and deep commitment to the common good. Their country is the world their compatriots are all humankind. 236 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 64571

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Title: People Power : Fifty Peacemakers and Their ...

Publisher: Rawat, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: New

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"This collection of portraits focuses on the lives and communities of men and women central to non-violent movements for social change from the 18th century to the present. It includes internationally known figures such as Thomas Paine, Leo Tolstoy, Mohandas Gandhi, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela, as well as abolitionists, feminists, labor organizers, war resisters, and Catholic workers, known for their courage, intelligence, imagination, resourcefulness, and deep commitment to the common good. Their country is the world; their compatriots are all humankind."

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Michael True, former president, International Peace Research Association Foundation, is the author of ten books including An Energy Field More Intense Than War: The Nonviolent Tradition and American Literature , and Ordinary People: Family Life and Global Values . Emeritus Professor, Assumption College, he also taught at Duke University and Columbia University and as a Fulbright Scholar at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, and Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.

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