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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a Motilal and his two companions , young Brahmins of his acquaintance , visited a famous yogi renowned for the austerities he practiced while living in a tree . In the bitter cold of winter , the yogi undertook various penances , which ...
It was quite common in those days for young men to travel in pairs on the Continent , and difficult to imagine that friends , family , and acquaintances would have made no reference to homosexual tendencies if Jawaharlal had indeed been ...
For all of the Mahatma's devotion to nonviolence , his jailing , together with the rest of the Congress leadership , left the Quit India movement in the hands of the young and the hotheaded . An underground move. ment was born , which ...
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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