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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He called on assorted members of Allahabad's high society , leaving his card at various English homes . But he made no great mark upon what even his authorized biographer called " the vacuous , parasitic life of upper - middle - class ...
Resuming his interrupted presidency of the Congress , he had defiantly called for renewed civil disobedience : It is clear that India , big as it is , is not big enough to contain both the Indian people and the British Government .
ically , in a pamphlet he authored called The Eight - Day Interlude ) Jawaharlal had visited his ailing father at the hill station of Mussoorie . Motilal , who had taken over his jailed son's presidency as Jawaharlal's nominated ...
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
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