postcolonial

Caricature’s realism

Modernity and difference in a recent book on political cartoons in India.

| Oct 30, 2015

Banished and excluded: the Girmit of Fiji

The story of how the Empire’s forgotten slaves overcame the political legacy of colonialism.

| Jan 02, 2015

Cinematic dissent

A new book on dissent in Southasian film highlights the gender, class, caste and religious fractures of the region.

| Dec 12, 2013

An India at odds with itself

The ingredients are burning inside the melting pot. India’s people need plural rather than homogenous co-existence

| Jan 14, 2013

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