Glimpses of World History Series

Glimpses of World History Series

A deep dive into Nehru's collection of letters detailing world history to Indira Gandhi.
Jun
14
Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 6

Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 6

Nehru's wanderings through world events eventually brings us to things he considered contemporary: the Nazis, the Great Depression, Roosevelt, and the rise of the Soviet Union.
13 min read
May
30
Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 5

Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 5

The contemporary events that shaped Nehru are some of the most significant events in India's history. His perspective on them is biased, invaluable, and deeply immersive.
18 min read
May
19
Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 4

Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 4

Nehru's thoughts on freedom struggles. Ireland, Turkey and beyond. Viva la revolution!
21 min read
Jan
15
Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 3

Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 3

Nehru's views on the great revolutions of the 18th Century are invaluable. The French, American, and Industrial Revolutions affected his thinking deeply.
20 min read
Jan
10
Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 2

Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 2

Observations of Nehru's writings: all the way from the coming of the Arabs to Lord Clive and the fall of Bengal
14 min read
Jan
03
Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 1

Thoughts on 'Glimpses of World History by Nehru' - Part 1

Nehru became India's first prime minister: a position he held with distinction until his death. His thoughts and actions have shaped the nation more than any other's since.
7 min read