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[KINDLE] ❆ Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate ❤ Walter Crocker – Stroyki.pro Elegant perceptive and startlingly prophetic Nehru A Contemporary’s Estimate is one of the finest accounts of Nehru ever written Walter Crocker the Australian high commissioner to India admired NehrElegant perceptive and startlingly prophetic Nehru A Contemporary’s Estimate is one of the finest accounts of Nehru ever written Walter Crocker the Australian high commissioner to India admired Nehru the man—his grace.

Style intelligence and energy—and was deeply critical of many of his political decisions—the invasion of Goa India’s Kashmir policy the Five Year Plans This book written shortly after Nehru’s death is full of inval.

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nehru kindle contemporary's free estimate pdf Nehru A pdf Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubStyle intelligence and energy—and was deeply critical of many of his political decisions—the invasion of Goa India’s Kashmir policy the Five Year Plans This book written shortly after Nehru’s death is full of inval.

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  1. Anibal Anibal says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubCrocker's Nehru is a judicious and measured account of the first prime minister of independent India In its judiciousness however it does not forget to treat Nehru with compassion In our day and age when Nehru's name invites only disparagement and criticism this sympathy is perhaps a desirable reminder to look at history with not only a critical eye but also with sympathy and understandingNon alignment is perhaps treated unfairly by Crocker who at times reads it as myopic However while not giving it much credit initially Crocker mentions the lack of real alternatives to non alignment available to a person in Nehru's place and counts it as one of his contributions to world peaceCrocker also criticizes Nehru for being too hasty in his pursuit of decolonisation and independence He perceives Nehru's hastiness as having shown unfortunate


  2. Conrad Barwa Conrad Barwa says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubProbably the best single volume biography of Nehru still in print The author an Australian diplomat had the advantage of interacting with Nehru on an almost daily basis for 8 years over two postings to New Delhi Being a foreigner he has an element of objectivity and distance from his subject but like so many he was drawn in by Nehru's character and charisma; he has great affection and indeed one can discern love for his subject At the same time being a non Indian he has enough distance to be aware of his subjects faults and foibles as well as able to offer a critical assessment of his achievements and failuresSome critiues like that of Nehru's economic policy and planning can be dismissed as they follow traditional neo liberal and conservative critiues which fail to appreciate the successes and improvements that adopting planning and public investment in a mixed economy actually did and the role it played in laying the foundation fo


  3. Arjun Ravichandran Arjun Ravichandran says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubA relatively short book written in the wake of Nehru's death by the then Australian High Commissioner to India The author had considerable personal interaction with India’s first Prime Minister and his book is evidence of his considerable admiration for


  4. Umesh Kesavan Umesh Kesavan says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubThe best shorter biography of Jawaharlal Nehru Most of the predictions made by Crocker in 1966 The date of publication of the book have come true in later times underlining the


  5. Dr.J.G. Dr.J.G. says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubThe writer was a contemporary of the noble and charismatic world figure Jawaharlal Nehru the first prime minister of India but that is where any common ground other than time spent by Crocker in India ends Nehru was than charismatic and beloved leader noble of spirit and prince of soul someone who had a not only very acute mind but a seeking intellectual thirst that went on regardless of humongous work age and strife someone who took trouble to be nice and courteous in trying circumstances was brought up in comparative wealth but gave it all up for independence fight and then for India That is a small an


  6. Yash Sharma Yash Sharma says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubJawaharlal Nehru The Man Of All Seasons “In bravery he is not to be surpassed Who can excel him in the love of country? He is rash and impetuous say some — and if he has the dash and rashness of a warrior he also has the prudence of a statesman — he is pure as a crystal he is truthful beyond suspicion He is a knight sans peur sans reproche – the nation is safe in his hands” Mahatma GandhiNehru A contemporary's estimate is one of best written book I've came across on him Within a few hundred pages the author judiciousl


  7. Dr.J.G. Dr.J.G. says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubThe writer was a contemporary of the noble and charismatic world figure Jawaharlal Nehru the first prime minister of India but that is where any common ground other than time spent by Crocker in India ends Nehru was than charismatic and beloved leader noble of spirit and prince of soul someone who had a not only very acute mind but a seeking intellectual thirst that went on regardless of humongous work age and strife someone who took trouble to be nice and courteous in trying circumstances was brought up in comparative wealth but gave it all up for independence fight and then for India That is a small an


  8. Rama Rama says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubThe return to print on Random House and the Ramachandra Guha introduction drew me to this Walter Crocker Australian diplomat to India during the times of Nehru pulls no punches with regard to Nehru's bad decisionsjudgment during and leading to controversial incidents and tries to provide reasonable interpretations Crocker however never hides his admiration for Nehru as a man as a decent if not brilliant intellectual as a secularist and as someone who almost always had the best intentions in mind Nehru could never shake off the Cambridge in him and the Kashmiri roots and may also have clung on to power for too long with no dictatorial designs obviously but most importantly he comes off as a likeable human being in this book Highly recommended


  9. Dr.J.G. Dr.J.G. says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate EpubThe writer was a contemporary of the noble and charismatic world figure Jawaharlal Nehru the first prime minister of India but that is where any common ground other than time spent by Crocker in India ends Nehru was than charismatic and beloved leader noble of spirit and prince of soul someone who had a not only very acute mind but a seeking intellectual thirst that went on regardless of humongous work age and strife someone who took trouble to be nice and courteous in trying circumstances was brought up in comparative wealth but gave it all up for independence fight and then for India That is a small an


  10. Grahambootle Grahambootle says:

    PDF Walter Crocker · PDF Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate PDF/EPUB » Nehru A · stroyki.pro nehru kindle, contemporary's free, estimate pdf, Nehru A pdf, Nehru A Contemporary's Estimate Epubback in the dim and distant past I head read about the partition of India and several of the books I have read also mentioned it but it has always been from the Muslim POV so I thought it was about time to look at that time and geography from a different world viewThe book is as far as I can tell written by someone who knew Nehru while he was PM and weas already familiar with India There are times when the author assumes we know the background to the big issues of the day but the footnotes and wikipedia fill in most of the gaps It seemed balanced and well thought out and filled in some of the many whole is my knowledge of semic


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