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Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

B. R. Nanda


This book is a sequel to the author’s 1962 book The Nehrus, which focuses on Motilal Nehru’s entire career and the first forty years of Jawaharlal Nehru’s life. It contains essays dealing with various aspects of Nehru’s life, ideas and work, with the goal of placing his role in a historical perspective, both during the years of struggle for India’s independence and his years as Prime Minister. This book looks at Nehru’s nationalism, which was already evident when he was seventeen years old studying in an English public school. It also examines his relationship with Mahatma Gandhi and their inf ... More

Keywords: Motilal Nehru, India, Jawaharlal Nehru, nationalism, politics, Mahatma Gandhi, Subhas Bose, religion, Partition, socialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195645866
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

B. R. Nanda, author