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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The numbers had grown , but in the peaceful transfer of power that followed his death , Jawaharlal Nehru had left his most important legacy . His last will and testament , written in 1954 when he was not yet sixty - five , was released ...
“ The ( real ] danger to India , ” Nehru declared bluntly the year before his death , “ is Hindu right - wing communalism . ” Nehru himself was an avowed agnostic , as was his daughter until she discovered the electoral advantages of ...
campaigning by , 99-103 childhood influences on , 3–4 , 6-7,8 on creation of Pakistan , 149 criticism of , 202 , 207–8 , 220 , 223–24 death of , 214-17 on death of Gandhi , 160–61 development of political thought in , 52–59 ...
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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