S.M. Deshpande, B.E. (Hons.) (F.I.V.), is a civil engineer by training and profession. He is currently practising in Mumbai as an engineer and valuer.
Tamás Krausz is Professor of Russian History at the Eötvös Loránd Univesity of Sciences in Budapest, and Head of the Department of Eastern European Studies. One of the best-
Benita Parry is the author of Delusions and Discoveries: Studies on India in the British Imagination (1972) and Conrad and Imperialism (1983).