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Ahimsa in India"s destiny a study of the ethico-spiritual ahimsa, its roots in ancient Indian history, and its role as a political weapon during the Gandhian era by Virendra Kumar Gupta

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Published by Penman Publishers in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Nonviolence.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947.

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Edition Notes

StatementVirendra Kumar Gupta.
LC ClassificationsDS480.45 .G84 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 258 p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1377731M
ISBN 10818550413X
LC Control Number92909873

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