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Ahimsa, bulk: 1982-01-25 - 1988


Scope and Contents

Ahimsa was an independent publication created by Students for Peace at Eastern Connecticut State College (now Eastern Connecticut State University). Over time, it spread to being distributed at UConn via their Students for Peace branch as well as Central Connecticut State University. The title is taken from the Sanskrit word for non-violence. Frequent topics include the nuclear arms race/nuclear disarmament, the draft and the Vietnam War, the military industrial complex, and US military activity. There are no stated editorial standards, and submissions are encouraged, so long as they advocate for peace. Content consists of opinion pieces, current events, poems, political cartoons, and public opinion interviews. Issues included are January 1986, Spring 1988, February 1985, April 1984, Fall 1983 (Vol. III No. I), May 1983 (Vol 2. No. V), April 1983 (Vol. 2 No. IV), November 1982 (Vol. 2 No. 3), October 1982 (Vol. 2 No.2), September 1 1982 (Vol. II No. I)*, April 29 1982 (Vol. I No. 4), March 31, 1982 (Vol. I No. 3), February 25, 1982 (Vol. I No. 2), and January 25, 1982 (First edition). Issues are listed in order of appearance within the file. Issue numbers are transcribed as originally formatted *This issue contains duplicated pages.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1982-01-25 - 1988


From the Collection: 4059 item

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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