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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He was sentenced ( under the wrong section of the penal code , as it later turned out ) to six months in prison and a fine of a hundred rupees or a further month of imprisonment . Motilal , after a farcical trial in which an illiterate ...
This time the younger Nehru drew a sentence of eighteen months ' rigorous imprisonment , a fine of a hundred rupees , and a further three months in jail if he did not pay the fine . There were no judicial irregularities to mitigate his ...
... this time for sedition and for a much longer term of two years ' rigorous imprisonment , with an additional five months if he did not pay his five - hundred - rupee fine , which of course he had no intention of doing .
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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