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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Had the British found the wisdom to embrace this demand , Jinnah might well have emerged as prime minister of an Indian Dominion within the Empire around 1918 ; the full independence of India from the British Raj might have been greatly ...
Jawaharlal and Gandhi both found it possible to agree on the Nehru Report as the Congress Party's immediate demand ; if the British government did not implement its demands within two years , the Mahatma declared , the Congress would ...
Jawaharlal imagined that the rioting and violence that had racked the country over the League's demand for Pakistan would die down once that demand had been granted , but he was wrong . The killing and mass displacement worsened as ...
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In this nonscholarly but nicely written account of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian freedom fighter and India's first prime minister, senior UN official Tharoor offers a balanced interpretation, touching on ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله