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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... advanced various particularist interests , of which the main group mentioned in this book is the Liberal Party , led by Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru , which sought to work with the British to progressively expand Indian self - rule .
So Jawaharlal joined her Home Rule League and made his first public speech on June 20 , 1916 in Mrs. Besant's defense and in protest of the Press Act , under which she had been prosecuted . 1 The Press Act of 1910 was ...
His love for the quick disposal of paper also inevitably led to dispensing with a basic rule of the civil servant , the requirement of consulting previous papers on the subject . ” Added to this was a tendency to enjoy conversation for ...
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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