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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... Sikhs ' discipline in peacefully courting arrest was the effective application of a Congress tactic . ... or administrator ) to observe the Akalis in action , Jawaharlal found himself a arrested on dubious legal grounds and ...
As the march progressed , with the government unable to arrest Gandhi until he had actually broken the law , Jawaharlal and other party leaders galvanized popular support for the cause in a nation already transfixed by the media's ...
Abdullah was on his way to Delhi to meet Jawaharlal in May 1946 when the maharajah had him arrested . Nehru ( who nearly stormed out of Simla when he heard the news of Abdullah's arrest ) protested vigorously to the British , and when ...
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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