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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A man of lesser principle might have seen this as an opportunity to win some international prominence for himself and his cause , but Jawaharlal , whose abhorrence of fascism was , if anything , even greater than his distaste of ...
The Congress replied that it accepted the plan in principle , but could not agree to a government whose Muslim members were all from the League . Jinnah made it clear he could not accept anything else , and the resultant impasse proved ...
Had the nationalist movement given birth to , say , three major parties one right of center , one social democrat , one communist — a culture of principle might have a evolved in India's political contention .
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In this nonscholarly but nicely written account of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian freedom fighter and India's first prime minister, senior UN official Tharoor offers a balanced interpretation, touching on ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله