9788129107367

100 GREAT LIVES

by H D SHARMA

  • Category Anthology
  • Format Paperback
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 395
  1. ISBN: 9788129107367
  2. Pages: 740 pages
  3. Date: 2006

ABOUT THIS BOOK

This is a well-documented set of a hundred short biographics of people who have left their footprints on the sands of Indian history, in different ways. The figures inluded lived in the last two hundred years, and are no longer alive. Included are persons from almost every field of activity-writers, artists, scientists, social reformers, educationalists, politicians and freedom fighters. Several Britishers who spent a major part of their adult lives in India and contributed in a major way to the country are also included

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

H.D. Sharma was educated in the Universities of Punjab, Delhi and Michigan. He was the recipient of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship twice. He has worked as a librarian and taught library science in universities in India and abroad. He has also authored or edited a number of books.