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Where did Indians Come From, Part 4: How Unique is Indian Society?
February 12, 2019
Where did Indians Come From, Part 4: How Unique is Indian Society?
The human diversity of the Indian subcontinent is truly amazing.
Where did Indians Come From, Part 4: How Unique is Indian Society?
Where Did Indians Come From, Part 3: What Is Caste?
January 14, 2019
Where Did Indians Come From, Part 3: What Is Caste?
The caste-system is extremely complex and functions differently throughout India.
Where Did Indians Come From, Part 3: What Is Caste?
The Origins of Odisha’s Tribal-Dalit Political Nexus
December 26, 2018
The Origins of Odisha’s Tribal-Dalit Political Nexus
How the British gave birth to the Adivasi vs. Dalit equation in the Indian state of Odisha.
The Origins of Odisha’s Tribal-Dalit Political Nexus
How the British Ascended in India 200 Years Ago
December 08, 2018
How the British Ascended in India 200 Years Ago
The British didn't come to South Asia and immediately become the predominant power.
How the British Ascended in India 200 Years Ago
How India Influenced Southeast Asian Civilization
September 29, 2018
How India Influenced Southeast Asian Civilization
Indian cultural influences in parts of Southeast Asia have long been apparent.
How India Influenced Southeast Asian Civilization
South India’s Warrior Lords: The Telugus
August 10, 2018
South India’s Warrior Lords: The Telugus
The medieval legacy of Telugu warriors and peasants lives on.
South India’s Warrior Lords: The Telugus
India’s Evolving Linguistic Landscape
July 27, 2018
India’s Evolving Linguistic Landscape
Hindi continues to explode in India.
India’s Evolving Linguistic Landscape
Adopt a Heritage: Should Private Companies Be Caretakers of Indian National Monuments?
April 30, 2018
Adopt a Heritage: Should Private Companies Be Caretakers of Indian National Monuments?
Will sites like the Taj Mahal become better managed or will they become banners for private firms?
Adopt a Heritage: Should Private Companies Be Caretakers of Indian National Monuments?
What My DNA Says About India’s History
March 14, 2018
What My DNA Says About India’s History
What a dive into the past, as told through genetics, can reveal about South Asia's history.
What My DNA Says About India’s History
India’s Bhima Koregaon: A Battle of Narratives
February 03, 2018
India’s Bhima Koregaon: A Battle of Narratives
The Koregaon riots show how the same historical event can be seen from different perspectives.
India’s Bhima Koregaon: A Battle of Narratives
Trolls and a Controversial King: Indian History and Modern Scholarship
October 03, 2017
Trolls and a Controversial King: Indian History and Modern Scholarship
An interview with Audrey Truschke.
Trolls and a Controversial King: Indian History and Modern Scholarship
70 Years of the Radcliffe Line: Understanding the Story of Indian Partition
August 19, 2017
70 Years of the Radcliffe Line: Understanding the Story of Indian Partition
On its 70th anniversary, a review of the Radcliffe Line.
70 Years of the Radcliffe Line: Understanding the Story of Indian Partition
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
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
August 14, 2017
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
A look back at political cartoons on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the independence of India and Pakistan.
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
April 13, 2017
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
India’s Grand Old Party has decidedly lost its grandeur. What happened?
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
India: The Dying Home of Hume
October 07, 2016
India: The Dying Home of Hume
The house of the founder of the oldest party in India is slowly turning into ruins.
India: The Dying Home of Hume
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