ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Political Scientist as Biographer

Political Scientist as Biographer Ghanshyam Shah Gokhale: A Political Biography, D B Mathur; Manaktalas, Bombay, 1966; pp 487+xii, Rs 36. THE FIELD of political biography in India has long been dominated by amateur-politicians, journalists and free-lance writers. It is only now that academicians are also being drawn into it. Recently a few historians have tried their hands at political biography. However, the honour of being the first Indian political scientist writing a political biography must go to D B Mathur.

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