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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It seemed as if battle had truly been joined . “ If Jawahar lives for ten years , ” Motilal wrote to nephew in 1928 , " he will change the face of India . ” But he added : " Such men do not usually live long ; they are consumed by the ...
The police and army stood idly by : it seemed the British had decided to leave Calcutta to the mobs . Three days of communal rioting in the city left death and destruction in their wake before the army finally stepped in .
in 1954 and helping Chou En - lai emerge into the limelight in Bandung in 1955 , Jawaharlal embarked on a starry - eyed phase of “ Hindi - Chini bhai - bhai " which seemed willfully blind to the real divergence of interests between the ...
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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