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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With his father still in jail , Jawaharlal continued his efforts to promote disaffection with British rule , and for his pains he was arrested again on May 12 , 1922. Refusing to defend himself , he issued an emotional and colorful ...
At Sapru's urging the Nehrus were transported in a special train to meet the Mahatma at his prison , Yeravda Central Jail , in August to discuss ( despite Jawaharlal's obvious obduracy ) the terms of a possible settlement with the ...
That was the only good news in a period of torment for the Nehru family , all of whom were in jail in appalling conditions . Indira herself was out of prison only because she had been released on grounds of ill - health ; she had ...
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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