Ralph Russell was the most well known authority on Urdu literature outside South Asia. His work on Urdu poetry in the late Mughal era, and his translation of Ghalib's poetry and prose is studied all over the world.
The autobiography of Ralph Russell, Marxist and celebrated Urdu scholar, offers a fascinating insight into some of the major 20th century events which have shaped our world today.
Harold R. Isaacs was a writer and long-time student of Chinese affairs. The Tragedy, his first book, was based largely on long-hidden original historical documents and has been recognized for many
Maxwell Bodenheim was an American poet and novelist. A literary figure in Chicago, he later went to New York where he became known as the King of Greenwich Village Bohemians. His writing brought hi