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Mehta, Ved 1934-

Overview
Works: 81 works in 406 publications in 10 languages and 17,460 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV1792.M4, B
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Mahatma Gandhi and his apostles by Ved Mehta( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Mahatma Gandhi that discusses his principles and purposes, his ideas and actions, his religious and political aims, and his disciples
Portrait of India by Ved Mehta( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impressions of the author as he revisits the land of his birth
Fly and the fly-bottle; encounters with British intellectuals by Ved Mehta( Book )

40 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new theologian by Ved Mehta( Book )

35 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 5 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new India by Ved Mehta( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van de regering van Indira Gandhi in de periode 1975-'77
A family affair : India under three prime ministers by Ved Mehta( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddyji by Ved Mehta( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical portrait of the author's father Amolak Ram Mehta (Daddyji), b. 1895, distinguished Indian public health officer
Rajiv Gandhi and Rama's kingdom by Ved Mehta( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mehta begins by describing the politics that swirled around Indira Gandhi during the last two years of her life - in particular, the growing hostility among Sikhs, Hindus, and Muslims. He tells of the Sikhs' demand for special status, their uprising against the Hindus in the Punjab, the government's retaliation, the murder of Mrs. Gandhi by two of her Sikh bodyguards, and the anti-Sikh rioting that followed. He goes on to reconstruct the circumstances surrounding Rajiv's election as his mother's successor; the change in atmosphere from optimism to disenchantment as Rajiv's government became mired in a kickback scandal; Rajiv's loss of office to V.P. Singh in the 1989 election; and his murder by a secessionist Tamil group from Sri Lanka in 1991. Throughout, Mehta provides vivid details of aspects of Indian history and culture, such as the impact of the accident at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, the debate between the judiciary and Muslim clerics over economic support of divorced Muslim women, the peculiarities of the Indian telephone system, and the effect of television and movies on Hindu revivalism. His lucid and incisive book is mandatory reading for those who wish to understand India today
Walking the Indian streets by Ved Mehta( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John is easy to please; encounters with the written and the spoken word by Ved Mehta( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red letters : my father's enchanted period by Ved Mehta( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delinquent Chacha by Ved Mehta( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The photographs of Chachaji : the making of a documentary film by Ved Mehta( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Ved Mehta reader : the craft of the essay by Ved Mehta( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mehta provides a splendid, insightful introduction on the craft of the essay, meditating on the long history and diverse purposes of the form and on the struggle of learning to write in it himself. In the eight reportorial, autobiographical, and reflective essays that follow -- each a self-contained examination of cultural, intellectual, or personal themes -- he writes on his experience of becoming an American citizen; on Christian theology, with a focus on Dietrich Bonhoeffer; on Calcutta and the poorest of the Indian poor; on the disastrous fates of three of Mehta's brilliant Oxford contemporaries; and on a variety of other subjects
The ledge between the streams by Ved Mehta( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This memoir recounts the decade 1940-1949, a crucial time in the author's life and the life of his native country India, during the waning light of the British raj
Sound-shadows of the New World by Ved Mehta( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive portrayal of growing up in an alien culture as a 15-year-old blind boy leaves India to attend school in Arkansas
The stolen light by Ved Mehta( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories of the raj by Ved Mehta( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vedi by Ved Mehta( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the author of his early education period
La mosca y el frasco : encuentros con intelectuales británicos by Ved Mehta( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mehta, Ved

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Mehta, Ved Parkash.

Mehta, Ved Parkash 1934-

Mehta, Ved Prakash

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Mihta, Vid, 1934-

Ved Mehta.

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Ved Mehta Indiaas schrijver

Ved Parkash Mehta.

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Ved Prakash Mehta

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Portrait of IndiaRajiv Gandhi and Rama's kingdomThe red letters : my father's enchanted periodA Ved Mehta reader : the craft of the essayVediLa mosca y el frasco : encuentros con intelectuales británicosVedi