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xxxNonviolent movements have been expanding at an accelerating rate since the days of Gandhi and King.

The living history of nonviolence is emerging constantly, and we shall endeavor to keep you in touch with these developments on this Blog!

Nonviolent Social Movements: a geographical perspective

Metta highly recommends this text from Zunes, Kurtz and Asher.   Stephen Zunes, Lester R. Kurtz, Sarah Beth Asher (editors) (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1999) Language: English 330 pages ISBN-10: 1577180763 ISBN-13: 978-1577180760   TABLE OF CONTENTS: Sources of Acknowledgments Notes on Editors and ContributorsIntroduction Part I: Perspectives on Nonviolent Movements 1. Nonviolence and Power… read more

African American History: Modern Freedom Struggle

Watch it on FreeVideoLectures.Com Lecture Details : Lecture 1 of Clay Carson’s Introduction to African-American History Course (HIST 166) concentrating on the Modern Freedom Struggle (Fall 2007). Topics in this lecture include a course introduction and W.E.B. Du Bois. Recorded September 25, 2007 at Stanford University. This course introduces the viewer to African-American history, with… read more

Global Nonviolent Action Database

This database, prepared by Swarthmore College, is an extensive exploration of nonviolent action. In using this, you may want to ask the following questions: what are the criteria they used to choose the movements and what might they have added to supplement the robustness of the analyses? Find the database at this link or click on… read more