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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As long as the British gave Jinnah a veto over every proposal he found uncongenial , there was little else Nehru could do . Nor is there evidence in the writings and reflections of the other leading Indian nationalists of the time that ...
a with a slight heaviness about the lower lip which gave his apparently ' posed ' smile the seductiveness which a suggestion of innocence imparts to a great man , ” wrote Malraux . Nehru's voice and bearing revealed “ beneath the ...
The victory in Goa gave Jawaharlal a great surge of domestic popularity , which helped carry him and the Congress to another resounding victory in the general elections of 1962. It would be his last . His final visit to the United ...
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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