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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Who lives if India dies ? Who dies if India lives ? " His wife , Kamala , despite her frailty , and his sister Krishna ( “ Betty " ) joined him in Allahabad's first batch of satyagrahis . On April 14 a a he was finally taken into ...
“ 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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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