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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His lack of enthusiasm for his father's profession was manifest in his barely passing the bar examinations , but pass them he did , qualifying to practice law in 1912 . About to return home for good at twenty - two , Jawaharlal Nehru ...
He was soon put to work in his father's chambers , where his first fee as a young lawyer was the then princely sum of five hundred rupees , offered by one of Motilal's regular clients , the wealthy Rao Maharajsingh .
ically , in a pamphlet he authored called The Eight - Day Interlude ) Jawaharlal had visited his ailing father at the hill station of Mussoorie . Motilal , who had taken over his jailed son's presidency as Jawaharlal's nominated ...
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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