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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In early 1920 Mahatma Gandhi embarked on the Khilafat movement , which rallied Hindus and Muslims together on the somewhat obscure platform of demanding the restoration of the Caliphate in Turkey . Gandhi did not particularly want a ...
The Khilafat movement and noncooperation prompted Jawaharlal also to follow Gandhi's call to boycott the legislative councils for which elections were to be held under the Montagu - Chelmsford reforms . Motilal had been leading the ...
... 164-65 Khilafat movement and , 34– 35 law career of , 20 legacy of , 215 , 219–20 , 248– 51 creation of Indian identity , 224-29 Indian democracy , 220–31 Indian economy , 239–46 Nonaligned movement , 208 , 246–48 secularism ...
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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