Books and References

India's Bismarck - By B. Krishna

Summary

This book outlines Patel's crucial role in the integration of princely states into India, in saving the Kashmir valley from Pakistani raiders, and his perceptive and farsighted approach with respect to China, Tibet and Nepal.

Published By

Indus Source Books ISBN : 81- 88569- 14-3
ISBN13 : 978-81-88569-14-4

 

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the nation builder - By P. L. Sanjeeva Reddy, S. N. Mishra

Summary

Contributed articles on the life and work of Vallabhbhai Patel, 1875-1950, politician and statesman from India.

Published By

Indian Institute of Public Administration, 2004 ISBN : 0
ISBN13 : 0

 

Life and Work of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: a Nation's Homage - By P. D. Saggi

Summary

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. It curtails the life and work of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and his role in the freedom struggle of India.

Published By

Bombay Overseas Publishing House ISBN : 0
ISBN13 : 0

 

For a United India: Speeches of Sardar Patel, 1947- 1950 - By Publications Divisions, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India

Summary

The years 1947 to 1950 constitute an eventful period of modern Indian history which saw, inter alia, princely states being integrated into the Indian Union, the partition of the country and the migration of refugees. All these posed a challenge to the newly independent India. This book carries important speeches of Sardar Patel, India's first Home Minister, during this formative period depicting his efforts to unify and consolidate the country's fabric.

 

The Indomitable Sardar - By Kewalram Lalchand Panjabi

Summary

K L Panjabi has recreated him in the minds of the readers by this Biography which has been written after talking to various people whom the indomitable Sardar was in contact with. This biography of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel tells the story of India's struggle for freedom and the Events that led to the freedom. The accession of the princely states of India to the free Country and how it came about is interesting to know.

Published By

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1990

 

The Indian triumvirate - By V. B. Kulkarni

Summary

A political biography of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Pandit Nehru.

Published By

Bombay, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1969 ISBN : 0
ISBN13 : 0

 

 

Patel A life - By Rajmohan Gandhi

Summary

A Life tells, for the first time, the full story of the life of Vallabhbhai, the Ploughboy who helped liberate India and then, in 1947-9, welded her into one nation. A book unveiling those unanswered questions related to Sardar Patel and his approaches.

Published By

Navajivan Publishing House ISBN : 8172291388
ISBN13 : 978172291389

 

My Reminiscences of Sardar Patel - By V. Shankar

Summary

An episode of unifying India

Published By

S. G. Wasani for the Macmillan Company of India limited ISBN :333900790

 

Inside Story of Sardar Patel: The Diary of Maniben Patel, 1936- 50 - By Prabha Chopra

Summary

This is the first-ever publication of the hitherto unknown diary of Sardar Patel's daughter. Maniben generally accompanied Patel everywhere and was present with the Sardar at most of his meetings. She was therefore privy to what transpired in these meetings and also to Sardar's Views and innermost. Thoughts on various historic and sensitive issues which he often could not otherwise express even to his closest friends and colleagues.

Published By

Vision Books Pvt. Ltd., 2002 ISBN : 8170944244
ISBN13 : 9788170944249

 

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel The Maker of United India - By Ravindra Kumar

Summary

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is still alive in social and Political Fields of India. It is the outcome of achievements which Sardar Patel acquired for the nation and the society; he has a status of a leading figure with real and effective thinking among his contemporaries. Sardar Patel merged 554 oddly scattered princely states with the Indian Union through a proper and efficient way.

Published By

Gyan Publishing House ISBN : 81-212-0874-2

 

Sardar Patel and Indian Independence - By Michael H. Lyon, P. N. Chopra

Summary

Perhaps the first work by a foreign scholar on Sardar Patel, the book critically examines the available material and admires Sardar Patel for tactfully handling the monumental task of merging 560-odd princely states in to the Indian Union. The author makes out a care for greater appreciation of the Sardar's role in attaining the country's independence and the critical years that followed.

Published By

Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN : 8122004407
ISBN13 : 9788122004403

 

The Shadow of the Great Game The Untold Story of India's Partition - By Narendra Singh Sarila

Summary

Perhaps the first work by a foreign scholar on Sardar Patel, the book critically examines the available material and admires Sardar Patel for tactfully handling the monumental task of merging 560-odd princely states in to the Indian Union. The author makes out a care for greater appreciation of the Sardar's role in attaining the country's independence and the critical years that followed.

Published By

Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN : 8122004407
ISBN13 : 9788122004403

 

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and National Integration - By S. A. Palekar

Summary

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a great genius and successfully accomplished the great task of unifying India, which had been a dream since ages and seemed impossible even after the attainment of independence. The present work is an attempt to focus mainly on his political ideas about Secularism, nationalism and national Integration etc.

Published By

Serials Publications ISBN : 8183871879
ISBN13 : 9788183871877

 

Thematic Volumes on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Economic Policy and Foreign Affairs - By P. N. Chopra, Prabha Chopra

Summary

Sardar Patel had a very pragmatic approach to the economic affairs of the country. More production and equitable distribution were the sheet-anchor of his economic policy. He was wielding his mighty influence in welding Labour, Capital and Government together to ensure plentiful production to give relief and succor to the common man. Time and again in Cabinet meetings he put forward his Views on India's economic Policy to Nehru but somehow or the other they were not followed.

Published By

Konark Publishers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN : 8122006833
ISBN13 : 978122006834

 

Sardar Patel Memorial Lectures - By Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India

Summary

Sardar Patel Memorial Lectures were introduced by All India Radio in 1955 in memory of the Iron Man of India, who also happened to be free India's first Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

Published By

Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India ISBN : 812301144X
ISBN13 : 9788123011448

 

History of Freedom Movement in India (1857- 1947) - By Sailendra Nath Sen

Summary

The book contains biographical data of prominent personalities like Sardar Vallabhbbhai Patel, Gandhiji & others, chronological list of Congress Session and Congress Presidents, chronological list of important events and a detailed Bibliography with a postscript describing the achievements and failures of independent India.

Published By

New Age International (P) Ltd ISBN : 8122425763
ISBN13 : 9788122425765

 

The Story of Sardar Patel - By Prabha Chopra

Summary

This book highlights the life and works of the Iron Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It goes through various aspects of the life of Sardar Pateland his role in the freedom Movement and the Integration of India.

Published By

Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India ISBN : 8123013035
ISBN13 : 9788123013039

 

Sardar Patel A Photgraphic Album - By P. N. Chopra

Summary

This photo-album has been designed to take an objective view of his contribution in proper historic perspective.

Published By

Aryan Books International ISBN : 8173051836
ISBN13 : 9788173051838

 

Enduring Relevance of Sardar Patel - By N. A. Palkhivala

Summary

The book based on the Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture delivered by N. A. Palkhivala in 1992 highlights the relevance of Sardar Patel who played a pivotal role in the Integration of the Indian States.

Published By

Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India

 

Leader by merit - By Abdul Majid Khan

Summary

a study of the career and character of Sardar Patel, as well as his ideas and ideals, including all his important speeches from 1921 to 1946.

Published By

Indian Printing Works, 1946, Lahore

 

Sardar Patel: Rebel and Ruler - By B. K. Ahluwalia

Summary

It is about a great statesman- about his political life and his versatile efforts to create a united India.

Published By

Akbe Group, 1981, New Delhi

 

Political Thinkers of Modern India - By Verinder Grover

Summary

Political Thinkers of Modern India: Vallabhbhai Patel, Volume 18.

Published By

Deep and Deep Publications, 1993 ISBN : 8171004296, 9788171004294

 

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: from civic to national leadership - By Devavrat Nanubhai Pathak

Summary

His journey from a follower of Gandhiji to a national leader.

Published By

Navajivan Publication house, 1980

 

Transfer of Power in India (VP Menon) - By V. P. Menon

Summary

The author recounts in detail the events that occurred from September 1939 to August 1947, during the final stages of India s bid for freedom, and how power was actually transferred.

Published By

Orient Longman Limited ISBN : 8125008845

 

Sardar Patel: the man and his contemporaries - By R. K. Murthi

Published By

Sterling Publishers, New Delhi, 1976

 

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