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How little we will ever know

One historian’s move away from history, and back into the real world.

| Mar 06, 2019

Whatever happened to class?

The decline of class analysis in Southasian studies has followed the decline of Marxism as an intellectual and political force.

| Nov 21, 2017

Hating Romila Thapar

Why the Hindutva brigade has set its sights on India's most distinguished historian

| Jun 10, 2003

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