Title:Letters from Kathmandu: The Kot Massacre
Author:Ludwig F. Stiller, S.J.
Publisher:Educational Publishing House
Remarks:B&W Photographs, Maps, Epilogue, Glossary and Index.
Size:138 x 215 mm
This book, letters from Kathmandu: The Kot Massacre, belongs to the general, category of documentary history. However, dealing as it does with one of the great turning points in the history of our country, the documentary materials presented have a driving force of special fascination and appeal' As the editor points out, the documents presented here in an edited form describe events in Nepal as they were observed and interpreted by the British Residents in Nepal. Without trying to eliminate their bias, the editor has indicated in his notes and introductory explanations the special areas in which the reader and student of history should be especially alert for distortions or questionable interpretation. The result is a gripping story that develops step-by-step as each document unfolds.