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The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
August 17, 2017
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
The legacy of empire was born of profit-seeking.
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
This Is How Europe Conquered Asia
August 03, 2017
This Is How Europe Conquered Asia
It was not just superior technology that enabled European states to establish colonies in Asia.
This Is How Europe Conquered Asia
China in Africa, Part III: The Ugly
June 09, 2016
China in Africa, Part III: The Ugly
Untangling the diverse threads that make up the "China in Africa" narrative is a herculean task.
China in Africa, Part III: The Ugly
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
April 22, 2016
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
India has acknowledged that there may not be a good legal case for the return of the diamond.
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
When Elizabeth II Was Queen of Pakistan
March 17, 2016
When Elizabeth II Was Queen of Pakistan
Before it was a republic, Pakistan was briefly ruled by Queen Elizabeth II.
When Elizabeth II Was Queen of Pakistan
Colonial Diamonds Are Forever: India and the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
November 12, 2015
Colonial Diamonds Are Forever: India and the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
A group of prominent Indians want the return of the Koh-i-Noor diamond, which remains in the hands of the British monarchy.
Colonial Diamonds Are Forever: India and the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
250 Years Ago, This Event Changed Everything in South Asia
October 08, 2015
250 Years Ago, This Event Changed Everything in South Asia
250 years ago, British rule over India began de jure.
250 Years Ago, This Event Changed Everything in South Asia
Here's the <em>Real</em> Reason Why India's Economy Is Smaller Than China's
September 11, 2015
Here's the Real Reason Why India's Economy Is Smaller Than China's
Why did India's economy falter?
Here's the Real Reason Why India's Economy Is Smaller Than China's
Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
July 29, 2015
Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
The British were instrumental in creating the one institution that, like nothing else, helped bring down their rule in India.
Should India Thank British Rule For a Free Press?
Sorry, the United Kingdom Does Not Owe India Reparations
July 24, 2015
Sorry, the United Kingdom Does Not Owe India Reparations
There are good reasons why Britain doesn't owe India reparations.
Sorry, the United Kingdom Does Not Owe India Reparations
No English Please, We're Pakistani
July 17, 2015
No English Please, We're Pakistani
Pakistan's government wants its officials to use Urdu in their official speeches, at home or abroad.
No English Please, We're Pakistani
Thief or Anti-Colonial Agitator: Who Is Andre Malraux?
June 22, 2015
Thief or Anti-Colonial Agitator: Who Is Andre Malraux?
A new book explains how Andre Malraux became a human rights activist in French Indochina after failing as a thief.
Thief or Anti-Colonial Agitator: Who Is Andre Malraux?
Glimpses of Cambodia's French Past
May 05, 2015
Glimpses of Cambodia's French Past
Cambodia's foremost filmmaker discusses his new documentary about colonialism.
Glimpses of Cambodia's French Past
Singapore: A Mutiny Like No Other
February 10, 2015
Singapore: A Mutiny Like No Other
The Singapore Mutiny of 1915 would have profound consequences for the future of Asia.
Singapore: A Mutiny Like No Other
Was Colonialism Good for Asia?
February 05, 2015
Was Colonialism Good for Asia?
In controversial remarks, Taipei's new mayor argued that colonialism is the secret to "more advanced" culture today.
Was Colonialism Good for Asia?
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
October 01, 2014
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
As the protests continue, our correspondent draws a mixed bag of lessons.
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
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