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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4 “ Hope to Survive the British Empire ” : 1928–1931 I n 1927 , while Jawaharlal Nehru was in Europe , the British delivered themselves of an imperial specialty , the insult dressed up as a concession . An all - party commission ...
Hope ( to ) survive the British Empire . ” The Mahatma was warm in his admiration . “ It was all done bravely . You have braver things to do . May God spare you for many a long year to come and make you His chosen instrument for freeing ...
But “ Orthodox Socialism does not give us much hope .... [ A ] n all - powerful state is no lover of individual liberty . . . . Life under Socialism would be a joyless and soulless thing , regulated to the minutest detail by rules and ...
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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