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Gandhi’s Peace Army: The Shanti Sena and Unarmed Peacekeeping

Author: Thomas Weber

Syracuse University Press, Syracuse NJ, 1996, pp. 293

Foreword by Elise Boulding.

Examines how the Gandhian movement in India developed Gandhi’s idea that nonviolent volunteers should act in place of armed police (for example to quell riots) and provide a nonviolent alternative to the army. Includes substantial bibliography pp. 267-84.