Nehru (Routledge Historical Biographies)
Benjamin ZachariahISBN: 041525017X; 9780415250177;
Book DescriptionBenjamin Zachariah discusses the central issues of the Nehruvian period, such as foreign policy, non-alignment and the Cold War, the Indian nationalist movement and Independence, the Kashmir problem, economic pressures, and Nehru's political legacy. The introductory chapters look at Nehru's personal and family background and his time as Gandhi's disciple. Zachariah provides a balanced and critical account of Nehru's thought and actions, drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary sources.
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