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by William Dalrymple was born in Scotland and brought up on the shores of Firth of Forth. He is the author of five books of history and travel, including the highly acclaimed best-seller City of Djinns, which won the 1994 Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Ye... View More William Dalrymple was born in Scotland and brought up on the shores of Firth of Forth. He is the author of five books of history and travel, including the highly acclaimed best-seller City of Djinns, which won the 1994 Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award. His previous book, White Mughals, garnered a range of prizes, including the prestigious Wolfson Prize for History 2003 and the Scottish Book of the Year Prize. It was also shortlisted for the PEN History Award, the Kiriyama Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. A stage version by Christopher Hampton has been co-commissioned by the National Theatre and the Tamasha Theatre Company. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Royal Asiatic Society, Dalrymple was awarded the 2002 Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for his 'outstanding contribution to travel literature' and the Sykes Medal of the Royal Society of Asian Affairs in 2005 for his contribution to the understanding of contemporary Islam. He wrote and presented three television series, Stones of the Raj, Sufi Soul and Indian Journeys, the last of which won the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Series at BAFTA in 2002. In December 2005 his article on the madrasas of Pakistan was awarded the prize for Print Article of the Year at the 2005 FPA Media Awards. He is married to the artist Olivia Fraser, and they have three children. They divide their time between London, Scotland and Delhi.

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by Dr. R.N. Thakur who has been occupying the Chair of Professor of Sociology and Social Welfare Administration in the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi, earlier served as United Nations Fellow (1994-95), and University Professor in the Department of Post-Graduat... View More Dr. R.N. Thakur who has been occupying the Chair of Professor of Sociology and Social Welfare Administration in the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi, earlier served as United Nations Fellow (1994-95), and University Professor in the Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Sociology in Bhagalpur University (until May 1986). He has been associated with a number of university, government bodies, professional organizations and research institutions in India and abroad, and participated in a large number of national, international and regional conferences, seminars and workshops, and chaired numerous sessions. He directed scores of Management Development Programmes of innovative type for senior and middle level executives of the Central Government, Public Sector, and State; Government; and authored over a dozen books, and several important reports, etc. Elite Theory and Administrative System is his classic work which attracted foreword and comments from several well-known British, American, French and Indian scholars, like, Tom Bottomore, Juan J Linz, SM. Lipset, Mattei Dogan, A.R. Desai and others. This in-depth study does for India what western scholars like Robert A. Dahl, Harold D. Lasswell and Tom Bottomore have done for the West commented Dr. A.R. Desai. Vol. I on Elite in wide Transnational Perspective attracted wide reviews in several European languages other than English.

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