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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He later declared that “ in regard to Hungary or Egypt or anywhere else , any kind of suppression by violent elements of the freedom of the people was an outrage on liberty . ” The contrast between his responses to Egypt and to Hungary ...
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was seen as freedom from the depredations of foreign capital . ) “ Self - reliance ” thus became a slogan and a watcha word : it guaranteed both political freedom and freedom from economic exploitation . The result was a state that ...
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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