About the Book :
In this book are portrayed, men and women who belonged to different countries, different races, different callings, at different times; all foreigners. Many of them were scholars; others were social and political workers, art critics and archaeologists, historians and administrators, pilgrims and doctors. The had, however, one thing in common: They were all well wishers and friends of India; through their noble efforts the image of India, appeared brighter in the eyes of the world. Apart from a knowledge about these people and their achievements, these biographical profiles teach a lesson in courage: that honest, earnest, dedicated work, even against heavy odds, is worth all the discomfort and inconvenience that it involves.