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100 Great Lives
Author: John Canning

Publisher: Rupa & Co
ISBN: 9780001000025
Pages: 768
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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.