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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On the whole , India's international standing in the 1950s was Nehru's principal vindication . The thoughtful Lebanese diplomat Charles Malik , president of the United Nations General Assembly in 1958 , paid tribute to five elements of ...
tended conversation with the people of India . “ Sometimes , " wrote the journalist A. M. Rosenthal , " he talked angrily to his India and sometimes he shrieked at it and denounced it and said it was just impossible , impossible .
Jawaharlal was conscious of the danger that “ religion in India will kill that country and its peoples if it is not subdued . ” After partition , his uncompromising commitment to Indian secularism made him the symbol of security for ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - danoomistmatiste - LibraryThing
Another well written piece from this author. Provides some detailed insights into the life of this great man. A truly international figure who left an indelible mark on both the Gloabal and National ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - dmcolon - LibraryThing
Tharoor's biography of Nehru starts out a bit slow, but ends as an engaging meditation on the life of one of India's founding fathers. Tharoor does a thorough job chronicling Nehru's early years as a ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله