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Winter Companions and Other Stories

Winter Companions and Other Stories
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Winter Companions and Other Stories
  • ISBN: 9780143066620
  • Total Pages: 704
  • Edition: 1
  • Book Language: English
  • Year: 2018
  • Publication Date: 2018-12-01
  • Brand: Penguin Random House India
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In a life spanning nine decades, Krishna Kumar Birla (1918-2008), son of the legendary Ghanshyam Das Birla, witnessed landmark events that shaped India in the twentieth century, and had close associations with iconic figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Madan Mohan Malviya, Jayaprakash Narayan, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. Head of one of India's leading business houses, K.K. Birla embraced principles in which the creation of wealth, philanthropy and political leadership were all regarded as part of nation-building. An illuminating and engaging chronicle, Brushes with History brings alive an important era in the life of the nation, its changing social mores, evolving principles of corporate governance and enduring family values. In an affectionate and moving tribute, K.K. Birla's daughter, S..

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Sold ByPenguin Random House India
AuthorKrishna Kumar Birla
ISBN-139780143066620
Edition1
FormatPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Pages704
Publication Date2018-12-01
Publication Year2018
CategoryAutobiography

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In a life spanning nine decades, Krishna Kumar Birla (1918-2008), son of the legendary Ghanshyam Das Birla, witnessed landmark events that shaped India in the twentieth century, and had close associations with iconic figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Madan Mohan Malviya, Jayaprakash Narayan, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi. Head of one of India's leading business houses, K.K. Birla embraced principles in which the creation of wealth, philanthropy and political leadership were all regarded as part of nation-building. An illuminating and engaging chronicle, Brushes with History brings alive an important era in the life of the nation, its changing social mores, evolving principles of corporate governance and enduring family values. In an affectionate and moving tribute, K.K. Birla's daughter, Shobhana Bhartia, acquaints readers with her father's spiritual strength and moral values that were an integral part of his life.