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Visionaries of the 20th Century free pdf Visionaries of the 20th Century brings together the lives and works of 100 great men and women who offered inspiration, hope and healing. The 20th century was marked by wars, dictatorships and environmental destruction, yet many individuals kept alive the hope of a sane and sustainable future through their example, ideas and vision. Their influence helped to bring colonialism and imperialism, apartheid and authoritarian regimes to an end. They also generated a resurgence of ecological, holistic and spiritual vision. Visionaries of the 20th Century includes articles about: * World leaders: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama * Spiritual figures: Krishnamurti, Bede Griffiths, Matthew Fox and Thich Nhat Hanh * Writers: Kahlil Gibran, Kathleen Raine, Wendell Berry and Arundhati Roy * Scientists: Rachel Carson, Jane Goodall, and James Lovelock * Politicians: Mikhail Gorbachev and Vaclav Havel * Organic pioneers: Lady Eve Balfour and H. J. Massingham * Educationalists: Ivan Illich and Rabindranath Tagore * Economists: E. F. Schumacher and Muhammad Yunus * Ecological activists: Vandana Shiva and Wangari Maathai.

About Satish Kumar

The articles are written by contributors to Resurgence magazine, including Fritjof Capra, Pico Iyer and John Seymour. The book is edited by Satish Kumar, editor of Resurgence and author of No Destination and The Buddha and the Terrorist, and Freddie Whitefield, a craftsman and editor.

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Author : Satish Kumar
Publisher : Green Books
Data Published : 27 October 2006
ISBN : 1903998867
EAN : 9781903998861
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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