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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Father and son attended the Lucknow Congress of 1916 , where a historic Hindu - Muslim pact was concluded between the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League , a party of Muslim notables that had been established in 1905 to ...
In December 1887 — at a time when the Congress's first Muslim president , Badruddin Tyabji , was striving to unite Hindus and Muslims in a common cause — the pro - British judge and Muslim educationist Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was arguing in ...
ests of the Muslim landed and commercial elites . Nehru bridled at what he saw as Jinnah's pretensions , challenging the representativeness of the League's leadership : “ I come into greater touch with the Muslim masses , " he declared ...
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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