People Power

Fifty Peacemakers and Their Communities

By Michael True

This collection of portraits focuses on the lives and communities of men and women central to non-violent movements for social change from the 18th century to the present. It includes internationally known figures such as Thomas Paine, Leo Tolstoy, Mohandas Gandhi, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela, as well as abolitionists, feminists, labor organizers, war resisters, and Catholic workers, known for their courage, intelligence, imagination, resourcefulness, and deep commitment to the common good. Their country is the world; their compatriots are all humankind.

244 pages

Publication Date: 1/1/2007
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131600870