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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Yet a week later Wavell and Nehru were discussing the composition of an interim government for India , to consist of five " Caste Hindus , ” five Muslims , a " Scheduled Caste ” member ( one of those formerly known as " Untouchables ” ) ...
a Caste , which Nehru abhorred and believed would disappear from the social matrix of modern India , has not ... the " Scheduled Castes and Tribes ” ( so called because the eligible groups of Dalits and aboriginals were listed in a ...
This has been augmented by the increasing importance of caste as a factor in the mobilization of votes . Nehru scorned the practice , though some of his aides were not above exploiting caste - based vote banks , but today candidates are ...
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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