By Stellan Vinthagen
The U.S. civil rights circulate, anti-apartheid protestors in South Africa, and Gandhi’s fight for Indian freedom are all strong illustrations of nonviolent motion that successfully led to swap. In A idea of Nonviolent motion, Stellan Vinthagen attracts on those examples in addition to a wealthy choice of different ancient social occasions that signify nonviolence activities that mixed resistance and confident change.
With this groundbreaking ebook, Vinthagen presents the 1st significant systematic try to improve a concept of nonviolent motion in a long time, making this crucial studying for an individual occupied with the research of nonviolence routine.
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0. S. Marine Corps, where he learned about space medicine and began to think about combining his knowledge of mechanical engineering with medicine. Returning to civilian life in 1967, he worked for NASA at its Ames Research Center in Sunnyvale, California, and received a master’s degree in engineering from Stanford University in 1970. Having decided to pursue a medical career, Bakke applied in 1972 to the medical schools at Northwestern University and the University of Southern California, but he was denied admission.