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 Congress's leading literary light , the poetess Sarojini Naidu , hailed Jinnah as the " ambassador of Hindu - Muslim unity ” and set about editing a compilation of his speeches and writings .
... from the British Raj might have been greatly delayed ; Hindu - Muslim clashes leading to the partition of the country might not have occurred ; and the political career of Jawaharlal Nehru might have taken a very different course .
... 1950–62 Lala Lajpat Rai ( 1865–1928 ) : leading “ Extremist ” Congressman , known as the “ Lion of the Punjab ” ; president of the Congress , 1920 ; died of injuries inflicted by police during nationalist demonstration against Simon ...
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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