About the Author
T.R. Sareen was Consultant of the Indian Council of Historical Research as whose Director he served from 1985 to 1997. He was Assistant Director of the National Archives of India from 1979 to 1985 and Consultant of the Government of Kenya from 1980 to 1981. He was also General President of the Punjab Historical Congress and Vice President of the International Association of Historians of Asia. He was educated at Punjab University where he gained his M.A. and Ph.D. In 1993 he was a visiting fellow at the University of Heidelberg, also at the University of Tokyo in 1994-95 and at Senshu University in 1998. His more recent publications include Indian Revolutionarie, Japan and British Imperialism (1993), Sharing the Blame - Subhas Chandra Bose and the Japanese Occupation of the Andaman, 1942-1945 (2002), The Indian National Army: A Documentary Study (5 volumes, 2004), and Building the Siam-Burma Railway during World War II.