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Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling is the author of The Jungle Book and other British-flavored tales of the Indian subcontinent. Rudyard Kipling was born in India to British parents, but spent much of his childhood at?

Kipling, Rudyard

(Encyclopedia) Kipling, Rudyard, 1865?1936, English author, b. Bombay (now Mumbai), India. Educated in England, Kipling returned to India in 1882 and worked as an editor on a Lahore paper. His early?


(Encyclopedia) Brattleboro br?t?lbr??, town (1990 pop. 12,241), Windham co., SE Vt., on the Connecticut River; chartered 1753. It grew from Fort Dummer, established in 1724. Once an artists'?


(Encyclopedia) Mawlamyine m?l?m?n or Moulmein,mo?olm?n, m?l?, city (1983 pop. 219,991), SE Myanmar, near the mouth of the Thanlwin (Salween) River; the third largest city of Myanmar and the?

Innes, Michael

(Encyclopedia) Innes, Michael, pseud. of John Innes Mackintosh Stewart, 1906?94, British writer and scholar, b. near Edinburgh. From 1969 to 1973 he was a reader in English literature at Oxford.?

Dobre, Bonamy

(Encyclopedia) Dobre, Bonamy b?n?m? d?br?, 1891?1974, English scholar and critic, b. London, grad. Cambridge (B.A., 1921, M.A., 1924). He served with the Royal Artillery in both world wars,?


(Encyclopedia) Gloucester, city (1990 pop. 28,716), Essex co., NE Mass., on Cape Ann; settled 1623, inc. as a city 1873. It is a port of entry at the head of Gloucester Harbor, which is protected by?

Baldwin, Stanley

(Encyclopedia) Baldwin, Stanley, 1867?1947, British statesman; cousin of Rudyard Kipling. The son of a Worcestershire ironmaster, he was educated at Harrow and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and?


(Encyclopedia) Lahore l?hr, city (1998 pop. 5,063,499), capital of Punjab prov., E central Pakistan, on the Ravi River. It is the second largest city of Pakistan. A railway and air transport center?