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Wes Bishop

American Gandhi Roundtable, Part 4

“A.J. Muste: Morality and Pragmatist Thought as a Basis of Social Action” by Wesley Bishop Leilah Danielson has written a thoroughly researched, and much needed biography with American Gandhi: A.J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century. Much of the success of this book rests on the fact that Danielson provides neither a strict biography nor a general history of liberal/left wing social movements. Instead, Danielson blends both to form a flowing narrative that analyzes the second half of 20th century US history, and the attempts of figures like A.J. Muste to reshape it into a more Read more