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 April 1946 Maulana Azad , after an unprecedented six years as Congress president , announced that he would be resigning and handing the reins to Jawaharlal . Sardar Patel and Acharya Kripalani , the Congress's general secretary ...
... president of the Congress , 1922 Feroze Gandhi ( 1912–1960 ) : Congress Party volunteer and aide of Kamala Nehru ; married Jawaharlal's daughter , Indira , 1942 ; member of Parliament , 1951-60 Indira Nehru Gandhi ( 1917-1984 ) ...
USA , 1949–51 ; first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly , 1953–54 ; high commissioner to Britain , 1954–61 ; governor of Maharashtra , 1962–64 ; in later years , fierce critic of her niece , Prime Minister Indira ...
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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