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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The logic behind this approach , and for the dominance of the public sector , was a compound of nationalism and idealism : the conviction that items vital for the economic well - being of Indians must remain in Indian hands — not the ...
He created the technological institutes that have positioned India for leadership in the computer age , but he did not understand that software and spirituality could go hand in hand , that India in the twenty - first century would be a ...
The two objects reflected the range of his sources of inspiration : he often spoke of his wish to confront problems with the heart of the Mahatma and the hand of Lincoln . Nehru's time may indeed have passed ; but it says something ...
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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