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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Dyer boasted , in Nehru's own account , that " he had [ had ] the whole town at his mercy and he had felt like reducing the rebellious city to a heap of ashes , but he took pity on it and refrained . ... I was greatly shocked to hear ...
Their travels took in Berlin and Heidelberg as well as London and Paris ; they visited museums and factories , and Jawaharlal took Indira to Le Bourget to watch , hoisted upon his shoulders , the pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh ...
... being beaten by police staves , Jawaharlal leapt out onto the platform through the narrow window of the train to remonstrate with the police . Though he was fifty - three , it took four policemen to restrain him and force him back ...
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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