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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An underground move. ment was born , which actively resorted to acts of sabotage . Ordinary people took improbable risks to hoist the national flag on government buildings . Young newsboys added sotto “ IN THE NAME OF GOD , GO !
Yet it can be argued that “ Hindutva " l0 has become a credible political move . ment precisely because of the nature of the strategy pursued. 10 See note on Indian Political Parties and Movements , pp . xvi - xvii . 234 NEHRU.
ment precisely because of the nature of the strategy pursued by the Indian state since independence in relation to its religious communities . Nehru's ostensibly secular Indian state granted major concessions to its minority religions ...
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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