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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When father and son were taken away by the police , Motilal issued a message to his compatriots : “ Having served you to the best of my ability , it is now my high privilege to serve the motherland by going to jail with my only son .
... of pilgrimage since our saintly and beloved leader was sentenced . ... I marvel at my good fortune . To serve India in the battle of freedom is honor enough . To serve her under a leader like Mahatma Gandhi is doubly fortunate .
The viceroy , without waiting for the Congress's formal acceptance of the scheme , invited fourteen Indians to serve as an interim government . While most of the leading Muslim Leaguers and Congressmen were on the list , there was 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