Author: Krishna Kripalani
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123734883
This book, Rabindra Memorial Prize Winner, is a full length biography of the poet Rabindranath Tagore’s grandfather Dwarkanath Tagore who, along with Raja Rammohun Roy, laid the foundation of modern India, more than a century before India became a free nation.
It brings back to life a great and dynamic pioneer, a versatile and myriad-minded personality who has been largely forgotten. The book presents an authentic and lively story of a significant era and of one of its most remarkable and colorful makers.
As Legends Go
From Legend To History
Birth And Early Years
Dwarkanath and Rammohun
Dwarkanath As Zamindar And As Company Servant
Dwarkanath in Public Life
Interlude in Paris