Nehru: The Invention of India

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Arcade Publishing, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 282 pages
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"In this fascinating account of an extraordinary life and career, Shashi Tharoor, eminent United Nations diplomat and author of India: From Midnight to the Millennium, traces Nehru's development from privileged child, posturing young nationalist, and valiant fighter for independence, to unchallengeable prime minister and global statesman. Tharoor casts an unflinching eye on Nehru's heroic efforts for, and stewardship of, independent, India and gives us a careful appraisal of his legacy to the world."--BOOK JACKET.
  

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Well written book by Shashi Tharoor. Gave real insights into one of India's greatest statesman and possibly the leader who took Asia into the international centre stage during the peak of Cold war ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Tharoor has worked for the United Nations since 1978 and is currently the executive assistant to Secretary General Kofi Annan. He graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi, and took his doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts.

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