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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But it was one thing to fulminate against Great Power machinations , another to run a national foreign policy with little regard to the imperatives of power or the need for a country to bargain from a position of strength .
a Nowhere was this more apparent than in the fact that , under Nehru , the articulation of foreign policy took on the form of an extended , and excessively moralistic , running commentary on world affairs , once again something more ...
A retired Indian diplomat , Badruddin Tyabji , surveying the conduct of Nehru's foreign policy after Nehru's death , lamented sardonically : Subjectivity still rules the roost , though the great Subject himself died in 1964.
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Nehru: the invention of Indiaمعاينة المستخدمين - Not Available - Book Verdict
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