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by David Hardiman
Author: David Hardiman
Publisher: University Of KwaZulu-Natal Press (March 1, 2004)
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Kaushik Bagchi History). Hardiman's volume is an extremely valuable addition to the already voluminous literature on Gandhi, offering to the novice a rich introduction to the man and his work and to the expert a series of thought-provoking arguments and insights. Stephen P. Blake Journal of Asian Studies).
Hardiman examines Gandhi's ways of conducting his conflicts with all these groups, as well as with his critics on the left and representatives of the Dalits. He also explores another key issue in Gandhi's life and legacy: his ideas about and attitudes toward women. Despite inconsistencies and limitations, and failures in his personal life, Gandhi has become a beacon for posterity.
By David Hardiman Gandhi in His Time and Ours: The Global Legacy of His Ideas. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003. Volume 64 Issue 1 - Stephen P. Blake. Volume 76 Issue 1 - Di Wang. University of California Press, 2011).
David Hardiman, who lived for many years in Gandhi's home region ofGujerat, is based at the University of Warwick. He is a founding member of the Subaltern Studies group. His books include "Peasant Nationalists of Gujarat, 1917-1934," "The Coming of the Devi: Adivasi Assertion in Western India," and "Feeding the Baniya: Peasants and Usurers in Western India.
Gandhi was the creator of a radical style of politics that has proved effective in fighting insidious social divisions .
David Hardiman shows that it was based on a larger vision of an alternative society .
David Hardiman, who lived for many years in Gandhi's home region of. Gujerat, is based at the University of Warwick. His books include "Peasant Nationalists of Gujarat, 1917-1934," "The Coming of the Devi: Adivasi Assertion in Western India," and "Feeding the Baniya: Peasants and Usurers in Western India
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His inconsistencies, mistakes and failures (as husband and father) are carefully scrutinised. Hardiman's effort is to show that Gandhi, despite his limitations, provides a beacon because of the uncompromising honesty of his political life and moral activism. Finally, there is Gandhi's enduring legacy: Jayaprakash Narayan, Medha Patkar, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and Petra Kelly are discussed. This book examines Gandhi as the creator of a radical style of politics. It argues that whereas politicians garner support by demonising those they oppose, Gandhi resisted such a politics. He asserted that there are always grounds for a fruitful dialogue between opponents.
Students are assigned to read David Hardiman, Gandhi in His Time and Ours: The Global Legacy of His Ideas (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003), ch. 4 ("An Alternative Modernity"). In class, students form small groups (4-6 students each) to discuss one of the two following sets of questions: To what extent was Gandhi's vision ('constructive programme') for India Romantic (or 'arcadian', to use Worster's term)? To what extent was it modern, if at all?