Summary: The founding figure of modern India her the first Prime Minister
Explores Nehru's achievements as a key statesman in the country's struggle for independence.
Probes Nehru's frustation at his failure to achieve certain radical changes.
Judith M. Brown is Britain's leading expert on on Nehru.
Here is a study of a key twentieth-century statesman: Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964), one of the In...show moredian nationalists who led India to independence in 1947, and, as Prime Minister from 1947 until his death, steered her through her early, formative years as one of the world's great nations. This is not a biography of Nehru - though the biographical details are clearly set out - but a study of Nehru as a figure of power. In it, Judith M. Brown explores a number of related themes. This account will reward anyone interested in the making of our modern world. One of its rewards is the general introduction it provides to the society and politics of India in the early and middle years of the century. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:99 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:Longman, Inc. Published: 09/25/2000 International: No
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List of Figures. List of Maps. Acknowledgements. List of Abbreviations. Introduction.
1. A Vocation to Politics. 2. Apprentice to Power: Gandhi's Heir, 1923-c.1945. 3. The Transfer of Power: 'Tryst with Destiny'. 4. The Visionary as Prime Minister. 5. The Limits of Power.
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