Nehru: The Invention of India

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Arcade Publishing, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 282 pages
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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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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 ... Read full review

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I think this is a biased book and unnecessary prarise of Nehru is unwanted. Author is not critical in analysising issues. Nehru.s socialism simply bred povery and Indiana of today is 60yrs behind from what it could have achieved if we had followed a pregressive growth policy. To me, it's more like a propganda of Con gress.  

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India Must Struggle against Herself
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Short Biographical Notes
253
A Note on Sources
263
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