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
النتائج 1-3 من 26
As prime minister and external affairs minister he obsessed about the details of his files as few other ministers did . “ Panditji liked to do much of his civil servants ' work for them , ” one diplomat recalled ruefully .
Liaquat Ali Khan ( 1895–1951 ) : leader of the Muslim League and its general secretary , 1936–47 ; minister of finance in India's interim government , 1946–47 ; prime minister of Pakistan , 1947–51 ; assassinated by an Afghan Muslim ...
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 ...
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
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