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J. R. D. Tata Letters

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An anthology of Indias entrepreneurial icon - J. R. D. Tatas letters and speeches Letters, Contained in these pages is the correspondence of a man, who for the major part of his life, was at the helm of affairs of the House of Tata one of the largest industrial groups in India and has left an indelible impression on the countrys economic and social life. J. R. D. Tata was a prolific letter writer and this compilation of over three hundred of his letters reveals, among other things, the various facets of his personality his kindness, forthrightness and sense of humour, his relationships with various people, his views on issues such as politics and ethics, his concerns as a citizen, the values he lived by and his personal interests. The range and depth of his interests and concerns are reflected in the huge cross-section of people these letters are addressed to family members, his colleagues in Tata, business associates, ministers and bureaucrats, friends in India and abroad, as well as others who were not known to him. Divided into seven sections, the collection contains letters to eminent personalities of his time including Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, C. Rajagopalachari, Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi, Henry Kissinger, G. D. Birla, Shri Ram, David Rockefeller, Homi Bhabha and Yehudi Menuhin people who played a prominent role in recent history. The collection also included J. R. Ds correspondence with his parents, shedding light on the intimate and distinctive relationship that they shared.

Two volumes in slip-case "Letters" and "Keynote"

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Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Rupa

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An anthology of Indias entrepreneurial icon - J. R. D. Tatas letters and speeches Letters, Contained in these pages is the correspondence of a man, who for the major part of his life, was at the helm of affairs of the House of Tata one of the largest industrial groups in India and has left an indelible impression on the countrys economic and social life. J. R. D. Tata was a prolific letter writer and this compilation of over three hundred of his letters reveals, among other things, the various facets of his personality his kindness, forthrightness and sense of humour, his relationships with various people, his views on issues such as politics and ethics, his concerns as a citizen, the values he lived by and his personal interests. The range and depth of his interests and concerns are reflected in the huge cross-section of people these letters are addressed to family members, his colleagues in Tata, business associates, ministers and bureaucrats, friends in India and abroad, as well as others who were not known to him. Divided into seven sections, the collection contains letters to eminent personalities of his time including Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, C. Rajagopalachari, Sardar Patel, Indira Gandhi, Henry Kissinger, G. D. Birla, Shri Ram, David Rockefeller, Homi Bhabha and Yehudi Menuhin people who played a prominent role in recent history. The collection also included J. R. Ds correspondence with his parents, shedding light on the intimate and distinctive relationship that they shared.

Two volumes in slip-case "Letters" and "Keynote"

Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Rupa

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