zum Inhalt wechseln
Glimpses of world history : being further letters to his daughter, written in prison, and containing a rambling account of history for young people Titelvorschau
SchließenTitelvorschau
Prüfung…

Glimpses of world history : being further letters to his daughter, written in prison, and containing a rambling account of history for young people

Verfasser/in: Jawaharlal Nehru
Verlag: New York, N.Y. : The John Day Company, [1942]
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Jugendliches Publikum : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
Datenbank:WorldCat
Zusammenfassung:
"On New Year's Day, 1931, Jawaharlal Nehru began a remarkable series of letters on the history of the world to his daughter, Indira [Ghandi], then thirteen years old. Over the next thirty months, Nehru wrote nearly two hundred letters in this series, which were later published as Glimpses of World History. With its panoramic sweep and its gripping narrative flow, all the more remarkable for being written in prison
Bewertung:

(noch nicht bewertet) 0 mit Rezensionen - Verfassen Sie als Erste eine Rezension.

Themen
Ähnliche Titel

 

Exemplar ausleihen

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Suche nach Bibliotheken, die diesen Titel besitzen ...

Details

Gattung/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Physisches Format Online version:
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964.
Glimpses of world history.
New York, N.Y. : The John Day Company, [1942]
(OCoLC)560804585
Name: Indira Gandhi; Jawaharlal Nehru
Medientyp: Jugendliches Publikum
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Jawaharlal Nehru
OCLC-Nummer: 1105614
Anmerkungen: "Revised, to a considerable extent rewritten, and brought up to date to the end of 1938 by the author."--Foreword.
"First American edition."
Beschreibung: xvi pages, 1 leaf, 993 pages : illustrations (maps) ; 22 cm
Verfasserangabe: Jawaharlal Nehru, with 50 maps by J.F. Horrabin.

Abstract:

"On New Year's Day, 1931, Jawaharlal Nehru began a remarkable series of letters on the history of the world to his daughter, Indira [Ghandi], then thirteen years old. Over the next thirty months, Nehru wrote nearly two hundred letters in this series, which were later published as Glimpses of World History. With its panoramic sweep and its gripping narrative flow, all the more remarkable for being written in prison where Nehru had no recourse to reference books or a library, Glimpses of World History covers the rise and fall of empires and civilizations from Greece and Rome to China and West Asia; great figures such as Ashoka and Genghis Khan, Gandhi and Lenin; wars and revolutions, democracies and dictatorships. An enduring classic, this book is dazzling testimony to the breadth of Nehru's world view, his grasp of the lessons of history, and of the forces and personalities that shape it"--Publisher, 2004 reprint.

Written from prison, where he had no recourse to reference books or a library but his personal notes, Glimpses of World History contains the history of humankind from 6000 BCE to the time of writing of the book.

Rezensionen

Nutzer-Rezensionen
Suche nach GoodReads-Rezensionen
Suche nach DOGObooks-Rezensionen…

Tags

Tragen Sie als Erste Tags ein.

Ähnliche Titel

Verwandte Themen:(8)

Nutzerlisten mit diesen Titeln (4)

Anfrage bestätigen

Sie haben diesen Titel bereits angefordert. Wenn Sie trotzdem fortfahren möchten, klicken Sie auf OK.

Verlinkung


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1105614>
library:oclcnum"1105614"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/1105614>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1942"
schema:description"Written from prison, where he had no recourse to reference books or a library but his personal notes, Glimpses of World History contains the history of humankind from 6000 BCE to the time of writing of the book."@en
schema:description""On New Year's Day, 1931, Jawaharlal Nehru began a remarkable series of letters on the history of the world to his daughter, Indira [Ghandi], then thirteen years old. Over the next thirty months, Nehru wrote nearly two hundred letters in this series, which were later published as Glimpses of World History. With its panoramic sweep and its gripping narrative flow, all the more remarkable for being written in prison where Nehru had no recourse to reference books or a library, Glimpses of World History covers the rise and fall of empires and civilizations from Greece and Rome to China and West Asia; great figures such as Ashoka and Genghis Khan, Gandhi and Lenin; wars and revolutions, democracies and dictatorships. An enduring classic, this book is dazzling testimony to the breadth of Nehru's world view, his grasp of the lessons of history, and of the forces and personalities that shape it"--Publisher, 2004 reprint."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/118293217>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Aufsatzsammlung."@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:genre"Juvenile works."@en
schema:genre"Juvenile works"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Glimpses of world history : being further letters to his daughter, written in prison, and containing a rambling account of history for young people"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Fenster schließen

Bitte in WorldCat einloggen 

Sie haben kein Konto? Sie können sehr einfach ein kostenloses Konto anlegen,.