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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Mountbatten received him personally and drove him to a canteen for Indian soldiers , where he was mobbed by the ... Jawaharlal found Edwina Mountbatten crawling out from under the crowd ; she had been knocked to the floor in the mad ...
The only exception was Gandhi : the Mahatma went to Mountbatten and suggested that India could be kept united if Jinnah were offered the leadership of the whole country . Jawaharlal and Patel both gave that idea short shrift ...
A more surprising ally was the former viceroy , now governor - general of India , Lord Mountbatten . For all his culpability in rushing India to an independence drenched in blood , Mountbatten made Nehru partial amends by staying on in ...
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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