Incredible Indians: 75 People Who Shaped Modern India

Author:

Ashwitha Jayakumar

Publisher:

Harper Collins

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Publisher

Harper Collins

Publication Year 2022
ISBN-13

9789354892578

ISBN-10 9354892574
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 124 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 25.4 x 20.3 x 4.7
Weight (grms) 300

AS INDIA CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF BEING A FREE COUNTRY, INCREDIBLE INDIANS EXAMINES THE LIVES AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF 75 NOTABLE PEOPLE FROM AMONGST THE MANY WHO HELPED SHAPE MODERN INDIA.


From some of the best-known icons of the nationalist movement to political leaders, scientists, and public servants who laid the foundations of the new nation; from artists and writers who epitomized India's diversity and cultural variety to activists who fought for the rights of the most vulnerable, this book is an excellent introduction to the history of the modern Indian nation through the lives of some of the fascinating individuals who helped build it.


This book includes:


Concise biographies of political figures, activists, environmentalists, artists, writers and industrialists


Detailed historical and social background to the making of modern India


Trivia and facts about the lives and achievements of eminent Indians



"Incredible Indians is a homage to some of the people who fought against all odds,


surmounted obstacles, and triumphed through their achievements and sacrifices."


Tushar A. Gandhi, author and great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi

Ashwitha Jayakumar

Ashwitha Jayakumar has loved stories all her life, especiallyones set in different times and worlds. Born in Chennai, shestudied English literature and medieval studies at the universitiesof Edinburgh and Leeds in the United Kingdom and has workedfor over a decade in the Indian publishing industry. Her work hasbeen published by Pratham Storyweaver, Scholastic India, PuffinBooks and Hachette India. She particularly enjoys writing abouthistory, a subject she has always been especially fond of.
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