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Robert Knight : reforming editor in Victorian India

Author: Edwin Hirschmann
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historical biography of Robert Knight, 1825-1890, founder and first editor of Times of India, Mumbai and Statesman, Kolkata.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hirschmann, Edwin, 1932-
Robert Knight.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)649235006
Named Person: Robert Knight; Robert Knight; Robert Knight; Robert Knight
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Hirschmann
ISBN: 9780195696226 0195696220
OCLC Number: 229023649
Description: xi, 272 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The making of a reformer, 1825-56 --
The making of an editor, 1857-63 --
The making of a dissident, 1864-72 --
The making of an imperial critic, 1875-81 --
The making of a statesmen elder, 1881-90.
Responsibility: Edwin Hirschmann.
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This volume is a historical biography of Robert Knight - a pioneering editor and the founder of The Times of India in Bombay and The Statesman in Calcutta - and covers his entire life from 1825-90.  Read more...

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Hirschmann's excellent biography deftly places Knight in his historical context and returns him to his rightful place in the history of India * Peter Parker, Times Literary Supplement *

 
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