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Jawaharlal Nehru : rebel and statesman

Author: B R Nanda
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays on various aspects of life, ideas, and work of former prime minister of India.

Jawaharlal Nehru, adulated during his lifetime, has in recent years suffered ill-informed denigration. This book seeks to restore a balance by providing a well-rounded picture of Nehru, the man and statesman, by placing his career within the social milieu and political context of his times.--Publisher description.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nanda, B.R. (Bal Ram), 1917-
Jawaharlal Nehru.
New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)605962071
Named Person: Jawaharlal Nehru; Jawaharlal Nehru; Jawaharlal Nehru
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B R Nanda
ISBN: 0195636848 9780195636840
OCLC Number: 33487826
Description: x, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Young Nationalist --
2. The Triumvirate: Gandhi, Motilal, and Jawaharlal --
3. Gandhi and Jawaharlal --
4. Playing for High Stakes --
5. Nehru and Bose --
6. Nehru and Religion --
7. Jawaharlal Nehru and the Partition of India --
8. Azad, Nehru, and Partition --
9. Nehru and Socialism --
10. Letters to Chief Ministers --
11. Economic Planning --
12. Nehru and Non-Alignment --
13. Nehru and the British --
14. Nehru as a Man of Letters --
15. The Autobiography --
16. An Overview.
Responsibility: B.R. Nanda.

Abstract:

Essays on various aspects of life, ideas, and work of former prime minister of India.

Jawaharlal Nehru, adulated during his lifetime, has in recent years suffered ill-informed denigration. This book seeks to restore a balance by providing a well-rounded picture of Nehru, the man and statesman, by placing his career within the social milieu and political context of his times.--Publisher description.

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