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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
India's Capital City: Should We Call It Delhi or New Delhi?
September 29, 2016
India's Capital City: Should We Call It Delhi or New Delhi?
New Delhi is a smaller entity in the much larger urban mass that is the Indian National Capital Territory.
India's Capital City: Should We Call It Delhi or New Delhi?
How India Can Better Preserve Its Cultural Heritage
September 28, 2016
How India Can Better Preserve Its Cultural Heritage
An interview with Ratish Nanda, a prominent conservation architect in India.
How India Can Better Preserve Its Cultural Heritage
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
September 23, 2016
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
Glimpses of historical treasures hidden within the bustle of a modern city.
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
3 Problems with War and Strategy in Medieval India
August 27, 2016
3 Problems with War and Strategy in Medieval India
Indian armies over the past millennium seemed to have constantly grappled with three primary problems.
3 Problems with War and Strategy in Medieval India
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
August 18, 2016
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
India's politicized debate on history blurs the truth.
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
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