Meeting the West

Autobiography of Lutfullah
Author(s): 
Hasan, Mushirul
ISBN: 
0195676777
Date published: 
April 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£23.99

Autobiography of Luftfullah, first published in 1857, is the first autobiography of an Indian in English. He travelled to England in mid-eighteenth century, and the text records his observations of life, culture, and society in England. This volume has a substantial introduction and annotations by Mushirul Hasan.