Item Code: IDD863
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
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This is an index to personal name sin the Indian history from the earliest to 1947 based on the eleven volumes of The History and Culture of the Indian People published by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai, 1953-77 (includes second edition of vol. 2). There are a number of biographical dictionaries containing personal names from the Indian history, but these are good only for people who are well known. There is hardly any work that includes less known people. This is an inclusive work describing briefly every person who appeared in that set in any capacity, his dates when possible followed by the volume and page number where that name appeared, thereby making this Directory useful for research scholars and casual students of Indian history, alike.
About the Author:
Krishan Lal Khera is a B.A. (Hons.), B.T., M.A. (Hist.) of Punjab University, M.A. (L.S.) of George Peabody College (Vanderbilt University), Nashville, Tenn., and has a Certificate in Computer Programming from Ryerson University, Toronto, Ont. He retired as a Librarian from the Robarts Library, University of Toronto. While working there he has published articles in Indian Librarian, Indian Librarianship, in UTLAS newsletter, had a paper read at the Symposium on Linguistic Implications of Computer based Information System, New Delhi, 1978 and published an Index to History of Dharmasastra by Pandurang Varman Kane (1997).