Bernardo Michael is a professor and chair of the department of history at Messiah University. He has written on the history of the Anglo-Gorkha borderlands and is the author of Statemaking and Territory: Lessons from the Anglo-Gorkha War (1814-1816) (Anthem Press, 2012). He is currently working on a biography of the Anglican educator and activist, Charles Freer Andrews (1871-1940).
Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast
In ‘Sovereigns of the Sea’, the histories of Omani sultans in the age of empire speak to the interconnectedness of Southasia, West Asia and East Africa
G20 summit in Delhi, new allegations on the Easter Sunday bombings, the return of Nawaz Sharif and more
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