The Great Speeches Of Modern India

The Great Speeches Of Modern India (English, Paperback, Rudranghsu Mukherjee)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Random House, India
    • Genre: History
    • ISBN: 9788184001808, 9788184001808
    • Pages: 518
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    The Great Speeches of Modern India is a collection of speeches made by prominent personalities throughout modern times.

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    This book captures the timeless words of eminent people from India’s recent history. It collects powerful speeches such as Jawaharlal Nehru’s Tryst With Destiny speech at the moment of India’s freedom. Also included are popular speeches such as Rekindling a Spark of Enthusiasm by J. R. D. Tata, The Education of a Filmmaker by Satyajit Ray, Freedom is My Birthright by Bal Gangadhar Thilak, Why I Killed Gandhi by Nathuram Godse and The Dawn of Freedom by S. Radhakrishnan. This book contains these and other prominent speeches from India's past, from people such as Lord CurzonManmohan Singh, J. B. Kripalani, B. R. Ambedkar, Rabindranath Tagore, Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee, Salman Rushdie, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Vinayak Savarkar, M. Singaravelu, Iqbal, Subhas Chandra Bose, Narasimha Rao and Jayaprakash Narayan.

    About the Editor

    Rudrangshu Mukherjee is an Indian historian and the Opinions Editor of The Telegraph newspaper, Kolkata and the Vice Chancellor for Ashoka University. A graduate of Presidency College, Kolkata and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Dr. Mukherjee completed his D.Phil. at the University of Oxford. He has also edited The Penguin Gandhi Reader and has written Art of Bengal: A Vision Defined, 1955-75.

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    • Rudrangshu Mukherjee is a historian and the author of several books. He edits the opinion pages of The Telegraph.
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    A must read!

    A must read for anyone who wants to have a clear historical perspective on topics like independence, communal tensions, poverty and Hinduism in India. You will realize these original and iconic speeches provide a much better understanding of India's struggle. Especially, Gandhi's speeches are a pleasure to read.
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    Jaiyam Sharma

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    one of those books you buy copies to gift to friends as well

    a must read for anyone who enjoys history and sociology. The book is well researched and covers a host of subjects, without getting preachy or dull.
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    shifa maitra

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    The Great Speeches of Modern India

    This is one of the rarest books you all would love to read to know the importance of the India's past rather than study the speeches which are, nonetheless, inspiring. This book deserves to be in everyone's home library.
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    Selvarajan Mathivanan

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    Dec, 2014

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    Does the job

    Worthy book for read with.
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    Great Book

    Aspirants of every civil services examination should read this Book. Useful for in depth knowledge of Indian Polity
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    GAJANAN JOSHI

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    Good read

    The topics of speech include some of the very interesting facts about social, economic, political issues related with our country. A good read to understand the topics as they have been through the time!
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