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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Jinnah's anger was principally due to Motilal's rejection of separate electorates for different religious groups , a point he had discussed with Jinnah's close aide M. C. Chagla while Jinnah was absent in Europe .
As his biographer M. J. Akbar put it , “ Pakistan was created by Jinnah's will and Britain's willingness , " not by Nehru's willfulness . There was another consideration in Jawaharlal's mind when he spoke . His remarks were aimed at ...
As long as the British gave Jinnah a veto over every proposal he found uncongenial , there was little else Nehru could do . Nor is there evidence in the writings and reflections of the other leading Indian nationalists of the time that ...
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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