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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2008

ANS 361 • 6-Gandhi and Gandhism-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31170 MW
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
GAR 2.112

Course Description

This course will begin with a biographical account of Mahatma Gandhi, and proceed from there to various interpretations of the man, his life, his philosophy, and his influence on the course of race relations in South Africa, and his impact on the thought of such leaders as Martin Luther King, Jr. We will also look at such topics as his techniques of non-violent protest, his views on women, and his economic and social impact on modern India.

Grading Policy

Class participation 10% Oral reports/short papers 30% Mid-term paper 25% Research paper 35%


Judith Brown, Gandhi: Prisoner of Hope. MK Handhi, Autobiography. Martin Green, ed., Gandhi in India. Joan Bondurant, Conquest of Violence


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