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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British Rule, and in turn inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.
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Edward Bellamy - 2019-03-08
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The Spirit of Islam
A History of the Evolution and Ideals of Islam
Syed Ameer Ali - 2010-11-01 (first published in 1890)
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The Spirit of Islam is considered one of the best and most well-written sources of information on the life of Mohammed the prophet and the history of Islam. Consisting of two parts, "The Life and Ministry of the Prophet" and "The Spirit of Islam," the book contains the literary, cultural, social, political, and philosophical history of Islam. Origi...
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The Wisdom of the Ancients
Francis Bacon - 2008-11-21 (first published in 1609)
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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban (1561-1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, and essayist. He is also known as a proponent of the scientific revolution. He was knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St. Alban in 1621. Bacon s threefold goals were to discover truth, to serve his country, and to serve his ch...
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The Classic Treasury of Aesop's Fables
Aesop - 2007-10-02
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Get in step with the colorful animals that race, waddle, and leap through these pages! From a fast-footed monkey to a two-timing fox, each creature has a story to tell and a moral to teach. These famous tales tickle the imagination and teach simple truths, ones that children and adults face every day. Inside are twenty classic fables, including The...
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The Bhagavad Gita
Eknath Easwaran - 2007-05-17 (first published in 400)
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Prince Arjuna faced a dilemma that many face sooner or later--whether to take action that is necessary yet morally ambiguous. The difference is that Arjuna's action was to wage war against his own family. With the armies arrayed, Arjuna loses his nerve. Krishna, his charioteer and incarnation of divine consciousness, begins to teach him the nature ...
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Zaka Ullah of Delhi
C. F. Andrews - 2003-03-26
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Set against the backdrop of the mutiny of 1857, C.F. Andrews draws upon the story of Zaka Ullah's life to briefly trace the social and literary history of Delhi from the decline of the Mughal Empire in the eighteenth century to the emerging nationalist movement in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Two new introductions written especially f...
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A Short History of the Saracens
Being a Concise Account of the Rise and Decline of the Saracenic Power and of the Economic, Social and Intellectual ... Destruction of Bagdad, and the Expulsion of
Syed Ameer Ali - 2017-04-21 (first published in 2004)
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Excerpt from A Short History of the Saracens: Being a Concise Account of the Rise and Decline of the Saracenic Power and of the Economic, Social and Intellectual Development of the Arab Nation From the Earliest Times to the Destruction of Bagdad, and the Expulsion of the Moors From Spain Of all the older nations that have carried their arms across ...
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Dialogues on the Supersensual Life
Jacob Boehme - 1991-12-31
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in afforda...
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The Science of Peace
Bhagavan Das - 2009-12-15
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this wo...
What Christianity Means to Me by Lyman Abbott