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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Yet he became caught up in one of the most controversial episodes of his political career - the failure of the Congress to accept the offer of the Muslim League to form a coalition government in Jawaharlal's own province , U.P. The ...
Two years in the political wilderness after the electoral setbacks of 1937 had already transformed the League . Congress rule in many provinces had unwittingly increased Muslim concern , even alarm , about the implications of democratic ...
On October 15 the Muslim League formally announced that it would join the interim government . But the League had done so only to wreck it from within . Even before its nominees were sworn in on October 26 , they had made speeches ...
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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