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Jawaharlal Nehru

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(b. 14 Nov. 1889, d. 27 May 1964).

Prime Minister of Union of India 1947–64

Early career

Born in Allahabad as the son of Motilal Nehru, he received a European...

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Sunil Khilnani.

in The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Economics. 1436 words.

Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964) was not a professional economist, yet no other individual has left a deeper imprint on

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Nehru, Jawaharlal

Pratap Mehta and Atul Kohli.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 492 words.

One of modern India's great political leaders, Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964) was prominent during India's nationalist movement against

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Jawaharlal Nehru

B. R. Nanda.

October 1998; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Indian Politics. 322 pages.

This book is a sequel to the author’s 1962 book The Nehrus, which focuses on Motilal Nehru’s entire career and the first forty years of Jawaharlal Nehru’s life. It contains essays dealing...

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964)

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 501 words.

One of modern India's great political leaders, Jawaharlal Nehru was prominent during India's nationalist movement against British colonialism; and although

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964)

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 497 words.

One of modern India's great political leaders, Jawaharlal Nehru was prominent during India's nationalist movement against British colonialism; and although

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Jawaharlal Nehru, The Socialist Leader

Halidé Edib.

in Inside India

January 2009; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 2238 words.

In India, socialism is a tendency even among the communalists of the most orthodox type. Jawaharlal Nehru differs from them in the sense that the socialism he has in mind is an exportation,...

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964), prime minister of India

S. Gopal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 7490 words.

Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964), prime minister of India, was born in Allahabad on 14 November 1889, the eldest child of the lawyer and politician Motilal Nehru (1861–1931), and of his second...

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Jawaharlal Nehru and the Partition of India

B. R. Nanda.

in Jawaharlal Nehru

October 1998; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 22910 words.

During the twelve years prior to the Partition of India, Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the foremost leaders of the Indian National Congress and wielded considerable influence over the...

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Overview page. Subjects: Politics — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(b. 14 Nov. 1889, d. 27 May 1964).

Prime Minister of Union of India 1947–64

Early career

Born in Allahabad as the son of Motilal Nehru, he received a European...

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Nehru, Jawaharlal

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 96 words.

(1889–1964).

Independent India's first prime minister. The son of Motilal Nehru, a prominent lawyer and leader of the Indian National Congress, Nehru was educated at Harrow and...

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Jawaharlal Nehru, Mohandas Gandhi, and the Contexts of Indian Secularism

Akeel Bilgrami.

in The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy

November 2017; p ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 13783 words.

Jawaharlal Nehru and Mohandas Gandhi shared the view that India’s nationalism made secularism unnecessary, for secularism is a notion whose conceptual genealogy is in a specific historical...

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964)

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 75 words.

(1889–1964)

The first Prime Minister (1947–64) of independent India, Nehru, who had been active alongside Gāndhī

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964)

Chris Ogden.

in A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Politics. 194 words.

The pre-eminent leader of India’s *independence movement against British colonial rule, and India’s first prime minister, from 1947 to 1964...

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Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889–1964)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 85 words.

An early associate of Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru was elected leader of the Indian National Congress, succeeding his father Pandit Motilal Nehru...

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Jawaharlal Nehru (18891964)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 249 words.

There is no easy walk-over to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of

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Jawaharlal Nehru at Bandung

Amitav Acharya.

in East of India, South of China

February 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Asian Politics. 11353 words.

This chapter takes a critical look at Nehru’s role in the Bandung Conference, which was marked by triumph, bitterness, and tragedy. At Bandung, Nehru pursued two closely related objectives....

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Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 136 words.

There is no easy walk-over to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of

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Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964)

Edited by Antony Jay.

in Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 356 words.

At the stroke of the midnight hour, while the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.

immediately prior

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Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 286 words.

At the stroke of the midnight hour, while the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.

immediately prior

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Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 180 words.

At the stroke of the midnight hour, while the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.

immediately prior

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