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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Jawaharlal and a doughty organizer who was already being thought of as the “ Iron Man " of the Congress , had more support than Nehru for the top job . But though the All - India Congress Committee ( AICC ) was not enthusiastic about ...
In these negotiations it was Jawaharlal's uncompromising view that prevailed . The British secretary of state for India wrote of his unhappiness at “ Gandhi's deference to Jawaharlal and Jawaharlal's pride ... which depressed me ...
It is telling that Jawaharlal denounced the use of religious imagery in politics quite impartially , even reproaching ... of holding ministerial office in U.P. as the representative of the province's Muslims stuck in Jawaharlal's craw .
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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