We Are Power

We Are Power

How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World

eBook - 2020
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"We Are Power brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to change the world. The book explores questions such as what is nonviolent resistance and how does it work? In an age when armies are stronger than ever before, when guns seem to be everywhere, how can people confront their adversaries without resorting to violence themselves? Through key international movements-from the freedom of India from British rule to American labor unions and civil rights to actions taken by high school and college students around the world-this book discusses the components of nonviolent resistance. It answers the question "Why nonviolence?" by showing how nonviolent movements have succeeded again and again in a variety of ways, in all sorts of places, and always in the face of overwhelming odds. The book includes endnotes, a bibliography, and an index"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020.
ISBN: 9781683358459
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc - Distributor

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An inspiring introduction to nonviolent activism and how it works. Traces the examples of history-shaping international movements as well as such practitioners as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez to reveal how nonviolent demonstrations have repeatedly succeeded. (NoveList)


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