Writings on Nehru: Some Reflections on Indian Thoughts and Related Essays
The book has two sections. Articles that are grouped in the first section present a coherent analysis of some of the events that shaped Nehru as a great statesman. Each article presented sums up the intellectual thinking that surrounded in an altogether different way. Further, those articles which are presented in the second section relate to the thought making process in India. Here, the author analyses the impact of various ideologies like the western liberalism, opposition to fascism and militarism, the impact of Russian Revolution of 1917, etc., that nurtured and affected Indian mind. Lastly, the author laments the functioning of Rumpites vis-a-vis that of Gandhian ideals and Nehruvean norms.Quite a few writers like the Laskian ones can recreate great minds and can see the nation making process in a wholesome manner.Salient featuresThe book?presents an analysis on Nehruvean thoughts.?presents a contemporary picture of national politics and modern political communities.?gives a clear picture of contemporary Indian thought making processes.?speaks not only to the political activists and intellectuals but also to almost all social scientists and general readers.?is of great value to those who want to know as how Nehru shaped himself as a great statesman.?is very useful to the students and teachers of Political Science and Modern Indian History.
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