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Clothing for liberation: a communication analysis of Gandhi's swadeshi revolution

By: Gonasalves, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Sage Publications 2010Description: xxiii, 163 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9788132103103.Subject(s): Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 --Political and social views | Clothing and dress --Political aspects --India --History --20th century | Communication in politics --India --History --20th century | Khadi --Political aspects --India --History --20th century | Swadeshi movement | Symbolism in politics --India --History --20th centuryDDC classification: 954.0356 Summary: The book deals with the qualitative and quantitative aspects of Gandhi�s verbal output, his linguistic capacity, his journalistic and letter-writing style, his peace communication in an atmosphere of conflict, his organizational ability and the international repercussions of his mass mediated messages. It also elaborates the different types of non-verbal communication he used, such as silence, fasting, clothing, personal presence and charisma. The book closes with, perhaps for the first time, a Gandhian approach to symbolisation for socio-political change.Photographs of Gandhi in different phases of his life have been used to provide a visual chronology of sartorial change and emphasise the arguments in the book. (http://www.sagepub.in/browse/book.asp?bookid=1462&Subject_Name=&mode=1)
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The book deals with the qualitative and quantitative aspects of Gandhi�s verbal output, his linguistic capacity, his journalistic and letter-writing style, his peace communication in an atmosphere of conflict, his organizational ability and the international repercussions of his mass mediated messages. It also elaborates the different types of non-verbal communication he used, such as silence, fasting, clothing, personal presence and charisma. The book closes with, perhaps for the first time, a Gandhian approach to symbolisation for socio-political change.Photographs of Gandhi in different phases of his life have been used to provide a visual chronology of sartorial change and emphasise the arguments in the book. (http://www.sagepub.in/browse/book.asp?bookid=1462&Subject_Name=&mode=1)

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