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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“ This cold - blooded approval of that deed shocked me greatly , ” he later wrote . “ It seemed absolutely immoral , indecent ; to use public school language , it was the height of bad form . I realized then , more vividly than I had ...
criminal bigotry , ” he wrote in a speech delivered for him when he was ill in October 1923 , " struts about in the name of religion and instills hatred and violence into the people . ” Three years later he wrote to a Muslim friend that ...
He wrote an abject letter of apology to “ my dear Bapuji ” ( a term he had begun using for Gandhi , connoting filial devotion ) : “ Am I not your child in politics , though perhaps a truant and errant child ? ” The Mahatma was disarmed ...
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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