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American Nonviolence: The History of an Idea by Ira Chernus
Citations And Professional Reviews American Nonviolence: The History of an Idea by Ira Chernus has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Choice - 06/01/2005 page 1882
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.14" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2004
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570755477 ISBN13 9781570755477
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More About Ira Chernus
Ira Chernus is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado. He is the author of several books, including "Dr. Strangegod: On the Symbolic Meaning of Nuclear Weapons" and "Nuclear Madness: Religion and the Psychology of the Nuclear Age".
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Title a bit overstated Mar 26, 2007
I LOVE this book, it will definitely stay on my shelf and I highly recommend people to read this as a basic primer for nonviolence.
This book does more to highlight differences in nonviolence approaches by certain leaders, and gives enough depth without getting boring or too involved.
It does not really expound upon American ideals or Americanism or the such, if that is what you are looking for, but in the conclusion (and randomly throughout the book he hints at) how America has been effected by or has not been affected by nonviolent efforts.