Nehru's India: Select Speeches

Nehru's India: Select Speeches

by Mushirul Hasan (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780198069423
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/28/2011
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Mushirul Hasan, Padma Shri, is currently Director-General, National Archives of India. An eminent historian, he was Vice Chancellor and Professor of Modern Indian History, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He is Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow, Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) and Professor, Council for Social Development (CSD), New Delhi.

Table of Contents

Introduction
SOVEREIGNTY AND THE MAKING OF THE INDIAN REPUBLIC
Independence Resolution /Framing of the Constitution
The National Flag
India becomes a Republic
FREE INDIA IN THE WORLD ORDER
India and the Commonwealth
International Affairs
In the Cause of Peace
THE SECULAR STATE
Travails of Partition
Doing Away with Minority Reservations
Universities Stand for Tolerance
Tolerance and Communal Harmony
Society and Communalism
THE NATION'S VISION
The New Tasks before the Nation
A National Vision
Building the Nation
States Reorganization
Language Issue
Letter to K.M. Munshi
Science and Ethics
REFLECTIONS AND PROFILES
History and Culture in Nation-building
Nehru on his Companions

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