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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Mahatma Gandhi had not been present in Madras when the resolution was carried , but he wrote in his magazine Young India ... pointing out that " the Congress stultified itself ” by passing such resolutions " when it knows that it is not ...
On August 7 , 1942 in Bombay , the All - India Congress Committee , at the Mahatma's urging , adopted a resolution moved by Nehru , and seconded by Patel , calling upon Britain to — in a journalistic paraphrase that became more famous ...
... 6566 Muslim League and , 24 , 34-35 , 46–47 , 104-9 , 114 , 119-20 , 130 , 141 , 143–45 , 147-48 negotiations between British and , 87-88 , 139-41 , 143–44 , 146–47 , 153–55 Nehru Report of , 65–66 Quit India resolution of , 125– 26 ...
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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