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Letters from a father to his daughter

Author: Jawaharlal Nehru; Indira Gandhi
Publisher: New Delhi : Children's Book Trust, 1984 printing, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of letters from Jawaharlal Nehru to his young daughter, Indira Gandhi, dealing with the beginnings of the Earth, man's awareness of himself, and the history and civilizations of the ancient world.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jawaharlal Nehru; Indira Gandhi; Jawaharlal Nehru; Indira Gandhi
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jawaharlal Nehru; Indira Gandhi
OCLC Number: 7611822
Description: 118 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The book of nature --
How early history was written --
The making of the earth --
The first living things --
The animals appear --
The coming of man --
The early man --
How different races were formed --
The races and languages of mankind --
The relationships of languages --
What is civilization? --
The formation of tribes --
How religion began and division of labor --
The changes brought about by agriculture --
The patriarch-how he began --
The patriarch-How he developed --
The patriarch becomes the king --
The early civilizations --
The great cities of the ancient world --
Egypt and Crete --
China and India --
Sea voyages and trade --
Language, writing and numerals --
Different classes of people --
Kings and temples and priests --
A look back --
Fossils and ruins --
The Aryans come to India --
What were the Aryans in India like? --
The Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Responsibility: Jawaharlal Nehru.

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A collection of letters from Jawaharlal Nehru to his young daughter, Indira Gandhi, dealing with the beginnings of the Earth, man's awareness of himself, and the history and civilizations of the ancient world.

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