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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Jawaharlal was , typically , blissfully unconscious of the financial burdens his own father had to bear , cheerfully donating to the Congress cause the war bonds Motilal had put aside for his inheritance . Motilal finally closed the ...
I don't want to be the cause , direct or indirect , of the slightest breach in ( your ) wonderful affection . " A third round of imprisonment had meanwhile punctuated the burgeoning Nehru curriculum vitae . A nonviolent agitation by the ...
The occasion again brought out the best in Jawaharlal : a We are little men serving a great cause , but because that cause is great something of that greatness falls upon us also . Mighty forces are at work in the world today and in ...
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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