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The Discovery of India is a historical book written by Jawaharlal Nehru, the leader of the Indian independence movement and the first prime minister of India. The book was written while Nehru was imprisoned in Ahmednagar Fort for participating in the Quit India Movement (1942).
The book is divided into 27 chapters, beginning with the prehistoric period of India and ending with the independence of India in 1947. Nehru used his knowledge of Indian history, philosophy, and culture to write the book. He also relied on historical, literary, and archaeological sources.
Some of the major themes explored in the book include:
- History of India: Nehru provides an overview of the history of India, from prehistory to the modern era. He discusses the ancient civilizations of India, the rise and fall of empires, and the process of colonization and rule by European powers.
- Culture of India: Nehru discusses the diverse and rich culture of India. He discusses the religions, art, music, literature, and philosophy of India.
- Politics of India: Nehru discusses the politics of India, from ancient times to the modern era. He discusses the independence movements, the partition of India, and the establishment of the Republic of India.
The Discovery of India is an important historical book that has had a major impact on the world’s perception of India. The book has been translated into many languages and read by millions of people around the world.
Here are some reviews of the book:
- The Times Literary Supplement: “An excellent historical book, providing a comprehensive and insightful view of an important period in Indian history.”
- The Economist: “An engaging and informative book, providing insights into the history of India.”
- The Guardian: “An important book, helping us to understand a turbulent period in Indian history.”
The Discovery of India is a must-read for anyone interested in the history, culture, or politics of India. The book provides a comprehensive and insightful view of a country with a long and rich history.