Annal: 1970 National Book Award for Philosophy and Religion

Results of the National Book Award in the year 1970.

Book:Gandhi's Truth

Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

Erik H. Erikson

In this acclaimed study of Mahatma Gandhi, the renowned psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson explores how Gandhi succeeded in mobilizing the Indian people both spiritually and politically, as he became the revolutionary innovator of militant nonviolence and India the motherland of large-scale civil disobedience.

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