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Sampat Kale is Assistant Professor at the School of Rural Development, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur. He was visiting faculty at Karachi, Pakistan and Stockholm, Sweden.
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Ted Allan (1916-1976) was a journalist, playwright, novelist and screenwriter. He covered the Spanish Civil War for the Federated Press and joined Dr. Noram Bethune and his staff in Madrid. During