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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Indeed , Jawaharlal Nehru's sailor suit in that early photograph was not just for posing . It embodied the Westernization of his early upbringing ; he had two British governesses at home , and from 1901 to 1904 a private tutor ...
... close associate of Mahatma Gandhi from his earliest political campaigns and elder statesman of the Congress Party ... the Indian Union and consolidated the new state Rajendra Prasad ( 1884–1963 ) : early supporter of Mahatma Gandhi ...
... 47-48 early life of , 3-18 early political interests , 23–24 , 50–52 education of , 8 , 9-11 , 13-15 , 17-18 election of , to chairmanship of Allahabad Municipal Board , 50–52 election of , to presidency of Indian National Congress ...
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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