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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He was bitterly disappointed with Gandhi's decision and its effect on his volunteers , who had made such headway in destabilizing British rule in U.P. But his faith in the Mahatma remained , and he wrote to his colleague Syed Mahmud ...
The same year , though , the Soviet Union invaded Hungary to crush a nationalist ruler , and Jawaharlal , the great international moralist , at first remained silent , explaining to Parliament that “ the broad facts were not clear to us ...
All four generations of Nehrus in public life remained secular in outlook and conduct . Their appeal transcended caste , region , and religion , something almost impossible to say of any other leading Indian politician during Nehru's ...
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Nehru: the invention of Indiaمعاينة المستخدمين - Not Available - Book Verdict
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