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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Patel would be his deputy and in charge of home affairs , bringing his considerable organizational skills to the calamitous law - and - order situation and to the integration of the princely states .
In turn , Nehru , in inviting Patel to serve as his deputy , called him “ the strongest pillar of the Cabinet . ” Patel replied : “ My services will be at your disposal , I hope , for the rest of my life and you will have unquestioned ...
Prasad cleverly suggested that he would do whatever Nehru and Patel agreed upon , at which point Nehru understood and threw in the towel . One of Prasad's first acts upon election was to ask that January 26 be changed to a date deemed ...
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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