Nehru



Nehru Is A Book For Today, Not Heavy And Cumbersome, But Sharp And Witty, And Relevant Not Just To India, But To Other Countries As Well This Short, Beautifully Written Biography Examines A Great Figure Of Twentieth Century Nationalism From The Vantage Point Of The Beginning Of The Twenty First Deftly Weaving Personal Facets With Historical Events, It Tells The Fascinating Story Of Jawaharlal Nehru Aristocrat, Socialist, Anti Imperialist, Foremost Disciple Of Gandhi, With Whom He Didn T Always See Eye To Eye, Die Hard Secularist And Prime Minister Who Sought To Educate The Indian Masses In Democracy By His Own Personal Example Shashi Tharoor Also Analyses The Principal Pillars Of Nehru S Legacy To India Democratic Institution Building, Staunch Pan Indian Secularism, Socialist Economics At Home And A Foreign Policy Of Non Alignment, All Of Which Were Integral To A Vision Of Indianness That Is Fundamentally Contested Today.Nehru

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[Epub] Nehru  By Shashi Tharoor – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 226 pages
  • Nehru
  • Shashi Tharoor
  • English
  • 20 May 2017
  • 0143419021

10 thoughts on “Nehru

  1. says:

    Another well written book on Nehru A man about whom there is much misunderstanding in India, or at least an attempt is being made unfairly at present to show him in worse light than he deserves Surely he made ...

  2. says:

    The PanditJust how shall we define a Pandit It s not a panda, nor a bandit.But rather a Pandora s boxOf sophistry and paradox.Though Oxford sic gave it a degreeIt maintains its neutralityBy quietly hating General CliveAs hard as if he were alive.On weighty international questionsIt s farChristian than most Christians It s ever eager, being meekTo turn someone else s cheek.Oft has it said all men are brothers,And set that standard up for others,Yet as it spoke it gerrymanderedProclaiming The PanditJust how shall we define a Pandit It s not a panda, nor a bandit.But rather a Pandora s boxOf sophistr...

  3. says:

    My knowledge on the life and contributions of Nehru as the architect of modern India, could be just sufficient for me to probably participate in Class 5 debate competition NotHaving read before Nehru s The Discovery of India and parts of Glimpses of World History , I had huge appreciation for the learning and culture of Nehru However, in the present times, the amount of dirt that has been hurled at Nehru and his legacy interesting essay in Outlook that, it prompted me to readMy knowledge on the life and contributions of Nehru as the architect of modern India, could be just sufficient for me to probably participate in Class 5 debate competition NotHaving read before Nehru s The Discovery of India and parts of Glimpses of World History , I had huge appreciation for the learning and culture of Nehru However, in the present times, the amount of dirt that has been hurled at Nehru and his legacy interesting essay in Outlook that, ...

  4. says:

    A Great book which takes you through the life of a person known for his diplomacy written by an equally matched diplomat,who writes a sentence as long as a page and still you will be able to read it with excellent fluency.

  5. says:

    It is not easy to write a biography of a towering and complex personality like Nehru and not end up short Everyone interested in India and its history has an opinion on Nehru and often they are diametrically opposite to one another Tharoor, like me, is an admirer of Nehru and believes that his contribution to India is immense This naturally, has its effect on his portrayal of Nehru and so this book should not be viewed as a comprehensive study of the man or of all his achievements and failure It is not easy to write a biography of a towering and complex personality like Nehru and not end up short Everyone interested in India and its history has an opinion on Nehru and often they are diametrically opposite to one another Tharoor, like me, is an admirer of Nehru and believes that his contribution to India is immense This naturally, has its effect on his portrayal of Nehru and so this book should not be viewed as a comprehensive study of the man or of all his achievements and failures I see this book as another perspective on Nehru and a well written one Nowadays, in India and particularly in the Indian diaspora, it is fashionable to denounce Nehru as the lotus eater from Kashmir and as one who ruined India s economic d...

  6. says:

    5 stars A third entry to the classy shelf TLDR A must read that puts the people involved in Nationalist movement and Nehru s role in it as well as the feelings and ideals of Nehru in perspective Excellent language This is a magisterial work on Nehru I was squirming in shame at some points in the book that I didn t know some very basic things about the architects of my country I am not going to attempt to comment about Nehru himself I know too little and have too much adulation for him, t 5 stars A third entry to the classy shelf TLDR A must read that puts the people involved in Nationalist movement and Nehru s role in it as well as the feelings and ideals of Nehru in perspective Excellent language This is a magisterial work on Nehru I was squirming in shame at some points in the book that I didn t know some very basic things about the architects...

  7. says:

    The book is a fascinating journey through the life of Pt Nehru, without being in any sort of biased bigots It is an honest approach to bring into light Nehru s legacies there are good, bad, and ugly sides of it One needs to accept Nehru with all his glaring failures, which will no doubt torment his soul, not only till his death but continues even today Along with it comes his stupendous success too In a Hindu majority India he established a secular state which stood the storms of religiou The book is a fascinating journey through the life of Pt Nehru, without being in any sort of biased bigots It is an honest approach to bring into light Nehru s legacies there are good, bad, and ugly sides of it One needs to accept Nehru with all his glaring failures, which wil...

  8. says:

    Even the harshest critic has to admit that Dr Tharoor in spite of his fair share of controversies is an impeccable painter with words The short witty biography of literally a legacy is by no means an easy task There is always a risk of misrepresentation or even worst omission of certain facts But, this book like a river once starts flowing, only gains speed In our country almost everyone has an opinion about chacha nehru, but the way Dr Tharoor has articulated his entire journey of l Even the harshest critic has to admit that Dr Tharoor in spite of his fair share of controversies is an impeccable painter with words The short witty biography of literally a legacy is by no means an easy task There is always a risk of misrepresentation or even worst omission of certain facts But, this book like a river once starts flowing, only gains speed In our country almost everyone ...

  9. says:

    A quick read, a thoughtful appraisal of Nehru.

  10. says:

    Shashi Tharoor is well articulated and here, he writes coherently about Nehru s life in an easy to follow along manner He gives an objective view of his successes, his shortcomings and also touches on the relationship that he shared with Gan...

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