At a glance:
- Author: Stanley Wolpert
- First Published: 1976
- Type of Work: History
- Genres: Nonfiction, History
- Subjects: Culture, India or East Indian people, Societies
- Locales: Asia, India
Stanley Wolpert visited India for the first time in 1948 as a young marine engineer, arriving the day after Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination. This initial exposure to India fundamentally altered the course of the author’s life, and he thereupon resolved to take up the study of Indian culture and history. He has been teaching at U.C.L.A. since 1958. The work for which he is best known to the general public is the novel Nine Hours to Rama, one of several works he has written set in India, which took its inspiration from the events surrounding Gandhi’s murder. Two...
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