Jawaharlal Nehru

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ISBN:

9780199492954

Publication date:

10/01/2019

Paperback

152 pages

Price: 325.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780199492954

Publication date:

10/01/2019

Paperback

152 pages

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

This book traces Nehru’s personal–political journey from being a rich, Westernized young man to a radical leader of the Indian National Congress. Mukherjee provides a glimpse of his relationship with Gandhi—fraught with major ideological differences but steeped in mutual love and respect. Detailing the principles he stood by, the volume examines his role in the birth of independent India as well as his contribution as the first prime minister of the country in putting place the basic democratic structure of the Indian polity and society.

Rights:  World Rights

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Description

After more than seven decades of Independence, Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964) is still an overarching presence in India’s collective memory. One of the central figures in the country’s freedom struggle, he was also an eminent writer.
This short introduction to Nehru traces his personal–political journey from being a rich, Westernized young man to a radical leader of the Indian National Congress. Mukherjee provides a glimpse of his relationship with Gandhi—fraught with major ideological differences but steeped in mutual love and respect. Detailing the principles he stood by, the volume examines his role in the birth of a fledgling nation as well as his contribution as the first prime minister of the country in putting place the basic democratic structure of the Indian polity and society.

About the Author

Rudrangshu Mukherjee is chancellor and professor of history, Ashoka University, Haryana, India.

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Table of contents

List of Abbreviations

Introduction

  1. Discovery of Indians
  2. Leader of the Congress
  3. The Mahatma’s Disciple
  4. As Prime Minister
  5. Envoi

References and Further Readings

Index

About the Author

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Part of Oxford India Short Introductions

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Description

After more than seven decades of Independence, Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964) is still an overarching presence in India’s collective memory. One of the central figures in the country’s freedom struggle, he was also an eminent writer.
This short introduction to Nehru traces his personal–political journey from being a rich, Westernized young man to a radical leader of the Indian National Congress. Mukherjee provides a glimpse of his relationship with Gandhi—fraught with major ideological differences but steeped in mutual love and respect. Detailing the principles he stood by, the volume examines his role in the birth of a fledgling nation as well as his contribution as the first prime minister of the country in putting place the basic democratic structure of the Indian polity and society.

About the Author

Rudrangshu Mukherjee is chancellor and professor of history, Ashoka University, Haryana, India.

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Table of contents

List of Abbreviations

Introduction

  1. Discovery of Indians
  2. Leader of the Congress
  3. The Mahatma’s Disciple
  4. As Prime Minister
  5. Envoi

References and Further Readings

Index

About the Author

Read More