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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... and then , when this had been ignored by Liaquat , offered President Prasad his resignation . ... the pact Nehru signed with his Pakistani counterpart ( which had even prompted the two cabinet ministers from Bengal to resign ) .
9 “ Free Myself from this Daily Burden " : 1957–1964 O n April 29 , 1958 , Jawaharlal Nehru announced his wish to resign . He did so in a public statement to the Congress parliamentary party , in which he pleaded fatigue and staleness .
... was obliged to resign in 1958 over improprieties in a life insurance scandal ( it was Feroze Gandhi's muckraking that brought about Krishnamachari's downfall ) ; when his friend Jayanti Dharma Teja , whom Nehru had helped set up a ...
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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