Empire

Tides of revolution and empire

New histories of the Oceanic South.

| Jul 02, 2021

Prescience or coincidence

Dalrymple’s detailed look at the first Anglo-Afghan war hypothesises parallels between then and now. But how many of these pass muster?

| May 15, 2013

Under Eastern Eyes

Pankaj Mishra’s look at intellectual history gives Asia’s tradition of anti-imperialist thought a pre-history.

| Sep 13, 2012

Where is Assam?

Instead of accepting the nationalisation of everything through political cartographic boundaries, we can use geographical history to locate current social realities

| Nov 15, 2005

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