Nehru glimpses of world history
Glimpses of World History by Jawaharlal NehruOn New Years Day, 1931, Jawaharlal Nehru began a remarkable series of letters on the history of the world to his daughter, Indira, then, thirteen years old. Over the next thirty months, Nehru wrote nearly two hundred letters in this series, which were later published as Glimpses of World History.
With its panoramic sweep and its gripping narrative flow, all the more remarkable for being written in prison where Nehru had no recourse to reference books or a library, Glimpses of World History covers the rise and fall of empires and civilizations from Greece and Rome to China and West Asia; great figures such as Ashoka and Genghis Khan, Gandhi and Lenin; wars and revolutions, democracies and dictatorships.
Glimpses of World History is a broad coverage of the history of humankind through Nehrus eyes.
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No other form of art can capture the range and diversity of human experience the way a poem can., Glimpses of World History, a book written by Jawaharlal Nehru in , is a panoramic sweep of the history of humankind.
Octavo, 2 volumes, original cloth. In very good condition. Foreword by Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit. First editions are exceptionally rare. Glimpses of World History, a book written by Jawaharlal Nehru in , is a panoramic sweep of the history of humankind. It is a collection of letters written between , as an introduction to the world history to his daughter Indira, then thirteen years old.
Glimpses of World History , a book published by Jawaharlal Nehru in , is a panoramic sweep of the history of humankind. It is a collection of letters on world history written from various prisons in British India between — The letters were written to his young daughter Indira , and were meant to introduce her to world history. The letters start off with one he sends to his daughter on her birthday. He says he is sad about not being able to send her any "material" gift from prison, so he would try to give her something he can "afford", a series of letters from his heart. Written from prison, where he had no recourse to reference books or a library but his personal notes, Glimpses of World History contains the history of humankind from BC to the time of writing of the book. Gandhi and Vladimir Lenin ; wars and revolutions, democracies and dictatorships.