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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There is no record of his being the man - about - town he liked to pretend he was , though he is said once to have danced with a waitress just to find out what she would talk to him about . While still at Cambridge Jawaharlal joined the ...
Once again now , at Lucknow in April 1936 , he delivered a presidential address that was strongly leftist in both tone and content , while presiding over a session whose resolutions were anything but . The Indian capitalist and ...
Once again Jawaharlal came close to resigning . Once again , he chose to put party unity ahead of his own convictions . ( “ Just as the King can do no wrong , " he said after having been outvoted by his colleagues , “ the Working ...
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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