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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“ 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 fire within them . ” The father's fears proved ...
An uncle of mine by marriage , who was born just before independence , put it ironically to me not long ago : “ In my grandparents ' time , caste governed their lives : they ate , socialized , married , lived , according to caste rules ...
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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