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 joined various debating societies but almost never spoke ; nor was he an exceptionally prominent member of the Indian Majlis , the Indian students ' group , which held its own public ...
Had he been better at taking exams , he might well have followed his father's initial wishes and joined the Indian Civil Service , but his modest level of academic achievement made it clear he stood no chance of succeeding in the ...
It seemed as if battle had truly been joined . “ If Jawahar lives for ten years , ” Motilal wrote to nephew in 1928 , " he will change the face of India . ” But he added : " Such men do not usually live long ; they are consumed by the ...
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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