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 would be to challenge everything that Gandhi stood for . But Jawaharlal was thrilled by the Mahatma's triumph . Some have suggested that Motilal's shift to the proGandhi side " GREATNESS THRUST UPON ME " : 1912-1921 35 1.
It was suggested to him that , in order to facilitate the issuance of a passport for his journey , he provide an assurance that he was not traveling to Europe for political purposes . Even though his primary motive was Kamala's health ...
Some – most notably Maulana Azad himself , in his posthumous memoir — have suggested that Jawaharlal's implacable opposition scuttled a possible deal and set the seal on the widening divergence between the parties that would ultimately ...
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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