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    Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

    Erik H. Erikson


    In this study of Mahatma Gandhi, psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson explores how Gandhi succeeded in mobilizing the Indian people both spiritually and politically as he became the revolutionary innovator of militant non-violence and India became the motherland of large-scale civil disobedience.

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    David Freeman Hawke


    “Thomas Paine, a singularly injudicious man, requires an exceptionally judicious biographer, and in Mr. Hawke he has at last got one. . . . An absorbing narrative that moves briskly through two revolutions and three countries.” —The New Yorker

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    The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright

    Tom D. Crouch


    The reissue of this definitive biography heralds the one-hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight.

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    Roger Williams: The Church and the State

    Edmund S. Morgan


    An illuminating portrait of the nation's earliest—and most passionate—advocate for the total separation of church and state.

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    The Life of John Maynard Keynes

    Roy Forbes Harrod


    The Life of John Maynard Keynes traces the life and career of the famous English economist and evaluates his contribution to modern economic policy...