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Conquest of violence the Gandhian philosophy of conflict. by Joan V. Bondurant

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


  • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.,
  • Passive resistance.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsHM278 .B6
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 269 p.
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6248744M
LC Control Number58010049

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