John Keay is the author of four acclaimed histories: The Honourable Company, about the East India Company; Last Post, about the imperial disengagement of the Far East; the two-volume Explorers of the Western Himalayas and India: A History. His books on India include India Discovered, Into India and The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named. China A History’ will be published by HarperCollins in 2008. John Keay is married with four children, lives in Scotland and is co-editor with Julia Keay of the Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland.
Books by John Keay