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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The Liberals had little popular support and sought no mass base , but the British accorded them attention out of proportion to their political importance . In the meantime , a far more fundamental challenge developed within the ...
Now he was on his own . a In turn Jawaharlal sought to instill in his only child something comparable to what Motilal had done for his only son . He had written sporadically to the young Indira since she was five , but during his ...
The killing and mass displacement worsened as people sought frantically to be on the " right " side of the lines the British were to draw across their homeland . Over a million people died in the savagery that bookended the freedom of ...
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Nehru: the invention of Indiaمعاينة المستخدمين - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this nonscholarly but nicely written account of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian freedom fighter and India's first prime minister, senior UN official Tharoor offers a balanced interpretation, touching on ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله