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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But as a modernizing Turkey itself turned away from the cause , it petered out as a significant issue in Indian politics . Meanwhile , the death of Tilak and the official launching of Gandhi's noncooperation movement , both on August 1 ...
He was sentenced ( under the wrong section of the penal code , as it later turned out ) to six months in prison and a fine of a hundred rupees or a further month of imprisonment . Motilal , after a farcical trial in which an illiterate ...
( She then turned to the audience and announced that Jawaharlal was a modern Lord Krishna , confusing the symbols of monarchy with those of mythology . ) Nehru promptly handed the crown to Dhebar and asked him to sell it off to benefit ...
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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