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Learning from Gandhi

  • Author(s): TERI
  • Size: 140 mm x 210 mm
  • Pages: 42
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179930304
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.75.00 / US $11.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 68.00 / US $10.00

Book Details

One relatively unknown area where Gandhiji's philosophy and wisdom was well ahead of its time relates to his understanding of environmental issues and his insights into the nexus between human actions and their implications for the ecology of this planet. Many have attempted to capture Gandhiji's all-encompassing wisdom on paper, on film, and on tape. Here is another venture in this direction, stemming from TERI's deep belief and hope that the children of today will be the leaders of tomorrow. This book distils the essence of Gandhian environmentalism into lucid and evocative reading for children. It highlights Gandhiji's respect and love for nature and his advice on 'simple living, high thinking' through many of his quotations on environment and development. This book owes much to the late Dr T N Khoshoo's well-read 'Mahatma Gandhi: an apostle of applied human ecology', also published by TERI.

Table of Contents

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Acknowledgements

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Foreword

    sqb.gif (46 bytes) Gandhi’s Talisman

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)A glimpse into Gandhiji’s life and views

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Nature around us

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Nature nurtures all life, including humanity

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Industries and technologies—look beyond machines

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Going Swadeshi

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Khadi—spinning at home

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Labour-intensive production: more hands on board

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)In our villages

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Sowing seeds of development

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Waste not, want not

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Setting an example

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)To see is to believe

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Cleanliness is godliness

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Education

    sqb.gif (46 bytes)Thoughts on other issues

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