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[Dolci, Fire Under Ashes: The Life of Danilo Dolci.

[Dolci, Danilo] McNeish, James. Fire Under Ashes: The Life of Danilo Dolci. London, Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1965. 22.2cm x 14.4cm. XVI, 256 pages with several illustrations (photographs). Original Hardcover With Original Dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. Name of preowner on the titlepage.

Includes for Example: Personal biography of Danilo Dolci by a friend / Dolci is known throughout Europe and indeed the world, as the Gandhi of Sicily/ Aldous Huxley called him 'the ideal 20th century saint'/ Dolci is not merely a reformer, but a writer, poet and mystic as well/ He amassed around him a strange organisation of volunteers whose combined work - centering on his protest fasts against Government apathy and the Mafia- place him squarely among the great non-violent and corrupt social milieu in Western Europe - north-west Sicily/ In the so-called 'triangle of hunger' which also bred the famous bandit, Giuliano/ First full-length portrait of this extraordinary man, as controversial in Italy as T.E. Lawrence in this country/ Dolci became world news in 1956 when he was jailed for leading a group of peasants out to repair a Government road, gratis, and has written shattering reports of his own activities/ A portrait of a world figure and a man of value who has evolved a new approach to underdevelopment which may become increasingl adopted for many other depressed countries, this account of his life and struggle has deep importance.

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Fire Under Ashes: The Life of Danilo Dolci.

Fire Under Ashes: The Life of Danilo Dolci.


Fire Under Ashes: The Life of Danilo Dolci.

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