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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a considered playing a leading part in a meeting to expand an Indian Defense Force , based on the British notion of a Territorial Army , and had even applied to enlist in such a reserve ; but with Annie Besant's arrest he withdrew his ...
He had always known how much he was reliant on that strong , protective , and overindulgent paternal force in his life , and he was now suffused with the extent of his loss . The Mahatma was , of course , the closest substitute .
There was time for reading and reflection ; once again Jawaharlal's thoughts turned to the historical forces that had shaped his country , and he began writing , with his now customary rapidity , what was to become a monumental work of ...
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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