Author:Michael Brecher


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Nehru: A Political Biography

By: Michael Brecher

Price: $19.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013549

ISBN: 0195647564

Condition: New

This outstanding biography traces Nehru s political and psychological development, exploring the complexities of his character. It is perceptive and revealing about Nehru s relationship with Gandhi, the influences on him of his father and his education at Harrow and Cambridge, and of Western and Indian culture. First published in 1959, this well-researched book draws from Nehru s own writings and speeches and much material not readily available to assess Nehru as a leader and his place in history. Applying the technique of biography to shed light on political events, ideas and movements, this... View more info