The Legacy of India provides insights into the vast diversity of India. It contains brilliant essays by both foreign and Indian thinkers like H G Rawlinson Dr S Radhakrishnan and Minoo Masani on Indian language and literature art architecture and archaeology music science and philosophy and religion. It also contains an illuminating essay on Indo British civilization.
Geoffrey Theodore Garratt was a distinguished British civil servant. Apart form editing this volume he authored rise and fulfillment of Bristish Rule in India and Indian Commentary.