Stanley Wolpert (December 23, 1927 – February 19, 2019) was an American person. He teaches at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) from 1959-2002.
He was an American historiographer, Ideologist, and writer on the political and intellectual history of modern India and Pakistan and wrote fiction and nonfiction books on the topics. Some of them given below,
INDIA AND PAKISTAN:
Stanley Wolpert described his subject as 2 C’s:
Continued Conflict or Cooperation between the two countries.
JINNAH OF PAKISTAN:
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a lawyer, politician and the founder of Pakistan. He is known in Pakistan as
Quaid-i-Azam means Great Leader and Baba-i-Qaum means Father of the Nation
Stanley Wolpert described his book as:
“Few individuals significantly alter the course of………………….. Muhammad Ali Jinnah did all three.”
This is the best biographical book on the life of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
AN INTRODUCTION TO INDIA
He writes about that topic as,
To all of us who gratified and sometimes uninteresting call ourselves Old India hands,
Stanley Wolpert is the acknowledged authority. This book tells why. Indian culture, history, art, and contemporary politics are here in exact, wide-ranging, and lucid prose.”
He was married to Dorothy Wolpert full name née Guberman on June 12, 1953. They met in an American City College of New York in the classroom. Dorothy Wolpert went on to become a senior partner in a Century City law firm and has made several visits to India with Stanley Wolpert. They had two sons they are namely Daniel and Adam, and three grandchildren namely as Sam, Max, and Sabine. He writes so many books and many features for films which of one book is Nine Hours to Rama was a feature film in 1963. Wolpert passed away on February 19, 2019, in the US.