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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India has moved away from much of it , and so ( in different ways ) has the rest of the developing world for which Nehruvianism once spoke . As India nears the completion of the sixth decade of its independence from the British Raj ...
... not break the law because doing so would make him a criminal . But Jawaharlal was not swayed . His apparent determination to follow Gandhi's call first appalled , then moved , his father : Motilal , who thought the very idea of ...
Since Kamala showed little improvement from her treatment , Jawaharlal moved her to a sanatorium in the mountains , at Montana - Vermala in the canton of Valais , near Indira's school at Bex . There he learned skiing and practiced the ...
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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