This biography, written by D.R. Bhandarkar, is of the famous Buddhist emperor of India called Asoka (meaning: without sorrow). The book is divided in detail: His early life; the empire and administration; Asoka as a Buddhist; his Dharma; Asoka as a missionary; the social and religious life as shown from Asokan monuments; his place in history; and, Asokan inscriptions and specifically discussed are the 14 rocks edits that have been styled Dhamma lipi (edits for the prorogation of Dhamma or rightful conduct).
D.R. Bhandarkarwas and Indian archaeologist and epigraphist who worked with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). He was the Carmichael Professor of Ancient Indian History and Culture in the University of Calcutta.
Also from L.G.
Influence of Islam on the Indian Culture – Tara Chand
Material and Ideological Factors in Indian History – Tara Chand
A Survey of Indian History – K M Panikkar
Hindu Society at Crossroads – K M Panikkar
The Story of Bardoli: Being a History of Bardoli Satyagrapha of 1928 and its Sequel – Mahadev Desai
The Soul of India – Bipin Chandra Pal
History of the British Empire – CSS Higham
Gengis Khan – Ralph Winston Fox
Scindias of Gwalior – R G Pandey
Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya and the Formative Years of Indian Nationalism – Vishwanath Pandey