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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Since neither left a firsthand account of the episode , the veracity of the tale can never be satisfactorily determined . Great men are often ascribed remarkable beginnings , and at the peak of Jawaharlal Nehru's career there were many ...
To which Jawaharlal replied : “ I was taught by a great man never to hate – and never to fear . ” ) Jawaharlal was the principal mover behind the Afroa Asian Conference at Bandung in 1955 ; it was upon 188 NEHRU 1.
resent the offspring of cabinet ministers , for instance , benefiting from reservations and lower entry thresholds into university and government that were designed to compensate for disadvantages these scions of privilege have never ...
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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