Nehru: The Making of India

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Viking, 1988 - India - 609 pages
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Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister, was the ideological and political heir of Gandhi. Building on the Mahatma's foundations, as leader both of the Congress and of independent India from 1947, Nehru shaped the new state: his story is India's story. Born in Allahabad on 14 November 1889, Nehru was a Kashmiri Brahmin, a member of India's most aristocratic caste (ROLI)

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Akbar's journalistic treatment combines the biography of Jawaharlal Nehru with the history of the Indian Independence Movement from 1890 to 1948. What results encompasses shallow biography and an ... Read full review


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Akbar is the founder and editor in chief of the Asian Age newspaper.

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