Nehru: The Invention of India
Arcade Pub., 2003 - 282 من الصفحات
New from Shashi Tharoor, eminent United Nations diplomat and author of India: From Midnight to the Millennium, comes an incisive new biography of the great secularist, Jawaharlal Nehru, who - alongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhi - led the movement for India's independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world. 'A well-crafted life of the Indian politician and independence-movement hero... A thoughtful account, likening Nehru to Thomas Jefferson in ways both positive and negative' - Kirkus Reviews
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Hindutva , literally “ Hinduness , " is the cause advanced by Hindu zealots who harken back to atavistic pride in India's Hindu heritage and seek to replace the country's secular institutions with a Hindu state .
The women ( especially Swarup's widowed sister Rajvati ) told him tales from Hindu mythology , took him regularly to temples , and immersed him for baths in the holy river Ganga . Motilal , on the other hand , though he never disavowed ...
Motilal's last words on earth were to Mahatma Gandhi , in praise of the Garhwalis , the Hindu troops who had refused to fire on the Muslim Khudai Khidmatgar protestors in Peshawar the previous year . It was entirely appropriate that his ...
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Nehru: the invention of Indiaمعاينة المستخدمين - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this nonscholarly but nicely written account of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian freedom fighter and India's first prime minister, senior UN official Tharoor offers a balanced interpretation, touching on ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله