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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It was when the British passed the Rowlatt Act in March 1919 suspending the rights of defendants in sedition trials that Gandhi , despite being seriously ill with dysentery , conceived of the satyagraha pledge that Jawaharlal Nehru ...
Jawaharlal , repeatedly bedridden with fever , himself underwent a surgical operation in March 1925 for an undisclosed minor ailment . It became clear that he would soon have to take Kamala to Europe for treatment , but he had no money ...
February 17 and March 4 and , after eight sessions adding up to over twenty - four hours of intense give - and - take , signed an agreement that would become known to history as the Gandhi - Irwin Pact . Under the pact , to Jawaharlal's ...
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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