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India and the quest for one world : the peacemakers

Author: Manu Belur Bhagavan
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Palgrave Macmillan transnational history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"India and the Quest for One World is the gripping story of India's quest to create a common destiny for all people across the world based on the concept of 'human rights.' In the years leading up to its independence from Great Britain, and more than a decade after, in a world torn asunder by unchecked colonial expansions and two world wars, Jawaharlal Nehru had a radical vision: bridging the ideological differences  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jawaharlal Nehru; Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit; Jawaharlal Nehru; Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit; Mahatma Gandhi; Jawaharlal Nehru; Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Manu Belur Bhagavan
ISBN: 9781137349828 1137349824
OCLC Number: 842208569
Description: xxi, 199 pages, 4 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The World at War --
India in New York --
Showdown in San Francisco --
The New Hope --
India International --
Towards a Better Future --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Palgrave Macmillan transnational history series.
Responsibility: Manu Bhagavan.
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India and the Quest for One World revolutionizes the history of human rights, with dramatic impact on some of the most contentious debates of our time, by capturing the exceptional efforts of Mahatma  Read more...

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