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Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman
     

Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

by B. R. Nanda
 

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Jawaharlal Nehru, adulated during his lifetime, has in recent years suffered ill-informed denigration. This book seeks to restore the 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.

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Jawaharlal Nehru, adulated during his lifetime, has in recent years suffered ill-informed denigration. This book seeks to restore the 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.

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"The book is a good introduction for students and anyone interested in the construction of modern India by one of its master builders."—American Historical Review

"...Conveniently brings together aspects of Nehru's work and ideas, and their impact on the making of modern India."—Choice

"...In this collection of critical essays on various aspects of Nehru's life and work, the author has done a splendid job of providing the historical perspective for understanding the challenges that Nehru confronted."—The Historian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195645866
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Formerly Founder-Director of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

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