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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Jawaharlal was increasingly spending time on journalistic pursuits , first for the Leader , a newspaper controlled by his father , and then for the Independent , founded by Motilal when the Leader's editor won a boardroom battle over ...
... and suggested that India could be kept united if Jinnah were offered the leadership of the whole country . ... doubt that Mountbatten seemed to proceed with unseemly haste , and that in so doing he swept the Indian leaders along .
Jinnah that the League leader himself would hold that office in Pakistan . The outgoing viceroy would therefore have to content himself with the titular overlordship of India alone . On August 4 Jawaharlal sent Mountbatten the list of ...
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
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