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The Discovery of India

The Discovery of India

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Language English
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin India
About the Book: The Discovery of India Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, was a thorough intellectual. He wrote The Discovery of India while languishing in British custody for sedition and civil disobedience. A little known fact about the book is that it is actually a compilation of the letters Nehru wrote to his daughter Indira Gandhi while in custody. The Discovery of India was first published in 1960. Written froma nationalistic standpoint, this book is a must for those who wishto know more about the enigma that is India. This book is anincredible insight into the political and worldview of India'sfirst Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. As an introductionto the history of the world's biggest democracy, Nehru writes aboutIndian history starting from the Indus Valley Civilisation all theway up to the fight for Indian independence and his role in helpingcreate modern day history. While in parts the book shows an intensedislike for the British, mainl ... See more
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