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Outside The Palace
'A Cultural Project'?
Documenting Struggle and Suffering
Compulsions and Faultlines
Of Crime And Punishment
Social Dynamics and Societal Politics
Reconstructing A History of Ideas
In the Tradition of Travelogues
Questioning Stereotypes
Early Resistance To The Colonial State
Viewing Nation-making As People-crafted
Question of Identity
Writing History With A Difference
Understanding Emotions
An Ongoing Conversation
Coping With Patriarchy
Regional History Comes of Age
Debates On Theology
Travails of a Subcontinent Sundered
Social Change and Tradition
A Fascinating Tale
Rethinking The Feringhees In India
Synthesizing Concepts of History Writing
A 'Melting Pot' of Fluidity and Dynamism
A Forgotten Comradeship
A Fertile Nursery for Christianity
A Layered Telling
Asian Origins Of Enlightenment Thought
Understanding Transitions
Making A Complex System Work
Architects of Partition and Pakistan’s Destiny
Narrative of a Life and a Movement
Showcasing A Multilayered Engagement
THE IDEA OF ANCIENT INDIA: ESSAYS ON RELIGION, POLITICS, AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Of Bandits and the B.S.F.
Vibrant, Contentions Issues
In the Shadow of the Banyan Tree
Dilemmas in Imperial Policy Making
A Complex Phenomenon
Contextualizing Diverse Religious Traditions
Non-western Perspectives
Of John Brown and Mangal Pandey
Varied Registers Of Remembrance
Historical Specificities Of The 'Colonial' State
Documenting Partition
Reappraising an Intellectual Legacy
EXPLORING INDIA SERIES:BATTLES AND WARRIORS
Committed To India's Poor
Predicaments of an Indian Moses
The Usable Past
Coming to Terms with the Orient
EXPLORING INDIA SERIES: THE UNKNOWN INDIANS
Exploring The Evolution Of A Concept
Indian Philosophical Writing: Search for Alternative Scholarship
Enduring Interest in Partition
A Regime of Violence
MAIN DHOONDH RAHA HOON
Portrait Of An Institution Builder
Weaving Diverse Strands of Identity and Politics
Pepper and the Portuguese: Tribulations in the 17th Century
ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA
Spanning A Century
The Sikh Dilemma
Interrogating Cultural Dissonances
Emergency Trivia
Shaped By Personalities And Events
De-industrialization in the Nineteenth Century: Myth or Reality
Of Diasporas and A Nation-State
Tracing the Lineage of Medieval Indian Historiography
Documenting The Imperial Within Global History
Whose Islam Was It?
Interpreting Temples: Changing Methodologies
Conquering Commodity: Tea in Britain
Not Honed in An Ivory Tower
What the Empire Stood For
Veneration and Appropriation of the Feminine
A Dark World of Incest And Cultural Attitudes
Iconic Sites and Monumental Subjects
Story of the Indian State
Cultural Signifiers
Revisiting Jawaharlal Nehru
Clio Knew Sanskrit
Bengal at the Time of the Revolt
An Anchronistic Reformer?
When A Liberal Dream Was Endangered
Myth-makers : Old and New
Where Lies India That Is Bharat?
The underlying Story
History and Popular Perceptions
Debating a Dynamic Period
Reassessing Ashoka
Re-reading a Text
Ideology and Politics
Resonance of a Legacy
Empires of the Indus
Articulating Nebulous Questions
Going Beyond Easy Answers: Essentialisms May Exist But Need Not Kill?
Mystical Call of Mecca And Haj
The Limits of Liberal Anti-Imperialism
Past Perfect
Approaching the Past from the Present
A Conspectus of Research Across Three Decades
Burma's Afflictions Seen Through History
Bombay: Many Histories
History of Archaeology:An Alternative View
Sociology of a Bardic Genre
Of Colonial Projects and Language Science Theories
In Defence of the Liberal Vision
Remembering the Nationalist Movement
Varied Hues of Ethics and Politics
Empire Without a Centre?
Dialogue with History
What Ought to be History
Transnational Engagements
Controlling Commerce
From Whence Gandhi’s Power
Re-Engaging with Nehru
Understanding Gandhi's Spiritual Quest
History and its Polyphonies
A View From Below
Does Dissent Endure?
Age Cannot Wither*
Affluence with Liberty: Nehru's Choice
Communal Nationalism and Tilak
Presenting Historical Imagination Via Cartography
Nehru: Dreamer or Warrior*
India's Philosopher-King
Politics as Public Service
Arguing with Reason
In Retrospect
Reading Gandhi and Avowing the Impossible
Refreshing Questions, Reassuring Answers
A Unique Bond
A Historical Sojourn Through India
Boomtime in Cholamandalam
Illuminating an Attractive Persona
New Trends in Tamil Reading
Negotiating Societal and Spiritual Terrain
Reconstructing the Past
Getting to Know Black Athena
Rebellion and the Question of Identity
Epigraphic Records
Anglo-Saxon Attitudes
A Text for All Seasons
Homage to Thorner
No Chanakya
In a Theo-centric Liberal Paradigm
Reflecting on Our Past
Anti-Imperialist Analyses
Reflections on Different Approaches
Exploring 'Kama'
Principles vs. Expediency: Nehruvian Dilemma
March Toward Independence
Killers for Pay
Different Interpretations of Gandhi
The Last Emperor
The Stupa in Context
An Overflowing Cauldron
The Apostle and the Human Being
Agony and Ecstasy
Analysing The Rationale For Social Power
Sub-structural Factors in Evolving Foreign Policy
Dissonance Between Officialese And Ground Realities
A Different Approach to History
Zamindars, Jotedars and Peasants in Bengal
Loss of Something That Never Was
The Mountbatten Myth
Nuancing Historical Analyses
Breaking Away from Two Centuries of Western Indology
An Overview of Harappan Civilization
Debating A Text
Past, Perfect; Present, Tense
What Religion Meant to Rabindranath
More than a Mere Prime Minister
American Hegemony and Alternatives
Cultural Mores and Complex Relationships
Empirical Richness and Rigour
A Usual And Unusual Gandhi
A Grand Sweep
Indigo and the Planter Raj
'Culture' and National Identity
In the Shadow of the Mahatma
A Text of Intellectual Depth and Critical Thought
Textures of Legislative Formulations
A Cosmopolitan Lode of Secular Literature
A Rebel, An Icon, An Enigma
Re-presenting An Icon
Nostalgia On a Platter
Shattering the Glass Ceiling
Historical Research: New Dimensions
‘Literature of the Instant’
Textual Representations: A Chronological Overview
Gandhi and Identity Formation
A Mixed Baggage…
Life of a Son and the Making of a Film
The Gandhian World
‘Inventing The Enemy’
A Complex Intellectual Tradition
Evolution of Bihar's Identity
Collective Memories
Through the Prism of Entangled Histories
Truth Stranger Than Fiction
Two Stalwarts
In a Maze of Debates
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History of Dissent
Ethnographic Accounts
An Intellectual Autobiography
Glimpses of Leaders
Muslim Politics
Seasonal Trade Down the Millennia
Redaction as Resistance
Early Modern Examples of Export-Led Growth
'Only a Trust in Our Hands'
Enriching the Early Medieval
Resistance Centre Stage
Situating Historical Processes
Theology and Society
Profiles of Nationalist Iconographies
The Idea of India—And the Reality
Universal Within: Local, Regional, National
A Multidimensional Overview
Survey of Rural Turbulence
Workers and Peasants: Growth and Stagnation
A Bygone Lifestyle
Making of Modern India: Linking Strands of Development
Interactions, Expansion and Consolidation
Politics of Representation
De-Colonizing Postcolonial Theory
Dualist Indian Tradions
A Study In Paradoxes And Subtleties
Philosophical Perspectives
A Fraction of the Whole
A Walk Through Untraversed History
The “Cooking“ Time
Alternative Narratives
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Tagore: The Public Figure and the Private Person
Contesting An Assumed Stability
Indian Career of an Italian Orientalist
Models of Written Documents
Defining Moments in a Titanic Career
Aryans and Ancient Indian History
Furthering a Non-Communal Understanding of History
Reading Lives Through Paper Trails
Synthesizing a Period of Ferment
Aid for Subsistence or Power?
A Re-telling Again
Rise and Decline of Surat
A Corpus of Historiography
Making Of A Global Brand Name
In Search of Identity
Ethnic Origins
Interdisciplinary Analyses
Cultural Baggage of Colonialism
A Political Party at the Crossroads
Perspectives of a Participant
Debates on Indian History and Historiography
Changing Meanings
Intercultural Comparison
In An Antique Land
Sights, Scenes and Stage Sets
Engaging with Geography and Space
Unearthing the Past Gently
Dismantling 'Orientalist' Narratives
Muslim Political Mobilization in Colonial Bengal
Narratives Of Decline
Humanizing Gandhi
In The Medieval Indian Context
Dissent and Socialism
Communal Politics and National Discourse
Nationalism: A Split Phenomenon?
Constructing Usable Pasts
From the Grass-roots
Lack of Interconnections
Complexities of Community and Communalism
Power of the Narrative
A Historical Narrative
Complex Linkages
Contested Terrains Of History
A Place for Religion
Power, Legitimacy, Authority
An Intellectual Pilgrimage
Changing Face of History
The Fourth Round
An Unusual Case Study
Voice of Archival Absence
Tributes to an Iconoclast Scholar
The Making of a Historic 'Event'
Rituals, Narratives and Sacred Spaces in Early Modern India
Marxiological Notes on the Perforated Sheet of Marxism
The Idea of Namdev: Reconstructing Memory
Kala-Pani or Primitive Paradise?
The World of Prannath
Exhaustive and Systematic Study
Between Communist Giants
A Scholarly Bouquet
The Book, The Reader and The Reading
History with a Difference
Recollections of Parthada —The Man and His Work
The Insurgent Spirit
Traders and British Raj
An Eye-Witness Account
Theoretical Insights Grounded in Empirical Research
From The Grassroots
Feeding Mars
A Comprehensive History
Less Trodden Terrains
Heartwrenching Narratives
Beyond the Land
Secularism Revisited
Politics Of Heritage Sites
Timeless Hunger
Norms of Identity
Sarvepalli Gopal: A Mixed Legacy
Studying An Enigma
Understanding Gandhi’s Convictions
Making Memory Meaningful—Politically!
State of Pakistan: Islamist or Secular?
Defending Justice
Power and Domination
Portrait of a Moderate
Archaeological Knowledge: Creation and Dissemination
Searching for a Balance Between the Past and the Present
A Study on Bondage
Intellectual Freedom in the Study of India
A Socio-Linguistic Study
Analysing Everyday Forms of the Past
Event, Memory, Catastrophe
In Search of Aurobindo
A Grand Sweep of Historical Analysis
A Multilayered World
A Mix of the Old and the New
A Burning Issue or a Burnt Out Issue?
Colonial Responses to Public Health
A Biography of Citizenship in India
Multiple Trajectories Of Globalization
A Wide-Spectrum Overview
Dilli O Dilli
Presenting A New Synthesis
Incrementalim vs Ideology: The Dilemma of Developing Nations
Pageant of India's Past
Of Two Civilizations and Many Histories
Interfaces
Legacy of Mao
Insurgency, Militancy and the State
Ayodhya and the Role of Archaeology
Workers United
Diaspora Down the Centuries
Tropes of Community IdentityFormations
The Short and the Shorter
Of Cataclysmis Times
Presenting the Narrator to History
East India Company to Independence
Dimensions of the Legal
History, Politics and Business Communities
The Bengal Experience
Myth of the Progressive Right
A Different History
Countering Imperialist Historiography
Preaching to the Converted
Society in Feudal Era
Celebrating Scholarship
A Veteran Reminisces
Lesser-Known Nation-Makers
Analysing Theoretical Constructs
Restructuring Past Edifices
The Dissident
Tradition, Memory and Devotion
A Compendium of Information
Fluid Categories and Boundaries
Sarvodaya Simplified
'Mindfulness'
Violence, Martyrdom and Partition
The Inscrutable East
Bengal Comes of Age
Production Relations and Social Classes in History
Misrepresenting Histories and Hinduizing Tribes
Silent Witness to History
Arm-chair View of Revolution
Dava and Dua: Medicines and Markets
India: Various Pasts And A Schizophrenic Present
Probing Interconnections
Of Changing Dynamics
A Messianic Movement
A Family Tale
An Early Civilization
Tribute to Hammarskjold
An Evocation and a Lament
A Document to be Taken Note of
Accounts Of A National Trauma
Profiling A State
Getting to Know Agyeya
“Dis-covering” the Past: Archaeology in Colonial India
Local/Regional/Global Resonances
Has Academe Got it Wrong?
Zebunissa, Her Relatives and the Period
Essential Readings
The Craftsman's Workshop
Governance and Knowledge
No-Man's Island: Hybrid Environments
The Political Turn
History as 'Passion'
History of Kerala Muslims
Interface Between Science, Religion And Politics
A Sorry Commerce
Historiographic Debates Under the Lens
Not A Feminist Monolith
Role of Ideas
Forces That Made History
Geneologies of Discrimination
A Many-splendoured Personality
Glorifying Indian Technology
Linear Accounts
Interconnected Process of Exchange
Pan-Indian and Regional Perspectives
Elections and Voting in India
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A Multifaceted Survey
Exhibits of A Rediscovery
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Rereader Gandhi
The Politics of Race
Rituals of Power
Another Greater India?
All The King's Horses ...
History Through Lives
Building Archival Riches in Print
Formulating the Central Problem of Identity
Soldiers of the Raj
The 'Truth' and Archaeology
Initiating Post Partition Studies?
A Synoptic View of the Party System
A Varied Collection
Historiography and Historians
Famine and Ethnic Politics
Prescription for Success
Filtered Memories
Nuanced Urban Processes
Reading Topi Shukla in Gandhi’s Land
Travails of Governance
A Historian’s Experiments with Truth
Science in India: New Vistas
Origins of the Present, Legacies of the Past
Vivekananda Compendiums
Delving into India’s Strategic Past
A Handy Index
Common Sense, Rationality and Social Progress
Engaging with Khajuraho
Interpreting Epigraphy
An Interesting Smorgasbord
Sculpting With Bricks
An Identity Crisis
Women and Work
Colonial Khaki
Of Lies, Deceipt and Violence
Empire as a Global Entity
Taking the Sea Seriously
The Non-Rational City
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Illuminating An Era
Labour as the Focal Point
Lessons from History
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Partition Revisited as a Colonial Exit Strategy
Print Culture of Empire
Revisiting Partition
More Than Just Money
Writing History
Plan Balkan in North Eastern India
Cosmopolis Of A Shared Worldview
How A Dispute Was Manufactured
Locations of History
Earthly Paradises
Dalit Literature: Moving to Maturity
Myriad Ramifications of Self-Immolation
Questioning Tradition
Memories and Reflections
Paradigm of 'Service'
A Woman of Many Strands
Prometheus Unbound?
Storing for the Future
Portraying An Insurrection
A ‘Tragic’ Emperor Amidst Alien Rule
Frames of Creative Expression
A Dissenting Perspective
Asymmetries of Colonial Encounters
Mapping European Interpretations
Increasing Oppression and Shifting Response
Confluence of Disciplines
Contours of Changing Book Culture
Tracts from a Volatile Region
Constraints and Possibilities
Kings, Commoners and the State
The Place of Robb
Buddhism Deferred
Devotion of the Excluded
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Mapping Print Areas
Understanding ’Syncretism’
A Royal Chronicle
Religion Through Language
Three Centuries of Historiography Under the Lens
The 'South' of India
Federal Equations
Ideas And Praxis: A Creative Dialogue
The Debate Over 1857
Hindu Philosophy
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A Sikh Space in Pre-Colonial Punjab!
Nemesis or Genesis
Bird’s Eye View of Wheeler
Nationalism in Indian Cities
What Constitutes Crime?
Whose Map/Whose Past?
A Travelogue
Tiger ! Tiger !
A Socio-Cultural Analysis
No Pointers
Linking Science to the Colonial Agenda
Amchi Mumbai
‘Defenders of The Establishment’ Under A Microscope
Pluralistic Theism
Tall Leaders of Independence
Narratives and Counter-Narratives
A Prisoner of Presuppositions
The Question of Identity Formation
Of Muslim Rajputs
Questioning Certitudes: Thoughts Across Cultures
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Imagined Concepts
Standing Tall In The Face Of Odds
A Unique Revolutionary
Understanding Modes of Colonial Domination
Recording Dalit History
Telling Lives
1857 Revisited
Inventing India
Ambedkar’s Legacy and Contemporary Dalit Discourse
Strategies of Contestations And Equivalence
Poverty of Radical Politics
Profiling India's Commercial Capital
Simplifying Matters
The Krishna Cult
Dynamics of Oceanic Regions
Witnessing History
Re-siting the Syncretic Spirit of Medieval Indian Literature
State Centre Relations
JP's Revolution
Divide and Quit
Retrieving A Vanishing Past
Witness to Freedom
A Colonial Project
Homogenizing Culture
26/11: Constructing A Timeline
Beyond a 'Sanitized' History
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Economy and Society
Understanding Social Praxis
Historicizing Cultural Antecedents
Enquiry Into The Materiality Of Hurt
Going Beyond Narrative Histories
A Celebration Of Empire
River Valleys, Hill States and Colonial Rule
Gandhis Years in South Africa
Adivasis in a Colonial World
Living in Marxist Dream: A Disillusioned Long March
Fluid Geography / Fluid Memories
Recovering the Real Bhagat Singh
A Historical Biography
'A Contemporary Widening of Partition Studies'
Beyond Monolithic Frameworks
Mainstreaming Forest Dwellers
Of Seperations and Identities
Gandhi: The Last Years and After
Truth About Minorities
A Warrior of Freedom
A Structured Web
Beyond Hagiography
Identity Formation and Conflict
Talking Through The Past
A Wide-spectrum Analysis
Debating Sovereignty
A Ringside View Of History
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Need for Dialogue
Memory, History And Modernity
The Glory that was the Empire
A Timeless Classic
A Slice of Lived History
Peasant Movements Revisited
Racy, Risky History
From Colonial To Contemporary Times
Emergence of Two Nations
Keynes Re-engaged
Ecosystems and Development
Encapsulating Definitive Epochs
Khadi and its Discontents
A Poetic Journey into Pallava Art
Complementary/Contending Strands
Conversion and Critical Language
Readymade Ramayana
Some French Perspectives
Muslim Culture in the Last Century
Sorties in Art, History, Politics and Culture
On the Border
Love, Life and Spiritual Visions
Limits of Hegemony
Painting the Big Picture
Settling A Controversy
Reading An ‘Enigma’
Militant Irony
Bengal's Commerce
History of Dissent and Conflict
Widening Horizons/Documenting Faith
What It Means To Be A Hindu
In the Shadow of the Public Domain
Politics of Identity Formation
The Colonial Project Defined
How History is Read
Subtle Shifts In Memorializing the Past
Insurgencies and Insurrections
Bridging a Gap Between Tradition and Modernity
Chronicling a Publishing House
Engaging With Stones
Land, Legacy and Litigation
Twilight Zone of the ‘Forgotten’
Destigmatizing Chamars
Crafting Nationhood
Showcasing of a Marginalized Region
Good Public-Sector Scholarship
City Mores
A History of Protest
Liberating Insights
Relating History and Communities
Contestations over Indian Nationalism
Sites for New Interventions
Arenas and Acts of Telugu-ness
Remaking the Hindu Identity
Decline of an Empire
Invoking Marginality
Transformative Events Analysed
Eloquence Down the Years
An Historic Expedition
A Gateway to Pondicherry
‘On Official History’
Strands of History
A Continuing Debate
Worldly Calculations and Extraordinary Visions
Song of a Whistling Thrush
Bourgeois Sociality in South Asia
Mostly Facts—Some Fiction
An Empirical Account
A Complex Phenomenon
Disappearing Habitats
Removing the Veil of Oblivion
The Sacred and the Secular as Universal Problems
Interpreting Form and Reality
Hybridity: Fluid Bridge of History
Architecture in the Evolution of a City
Of 'Better Angels of Our Nature'
How Not to Be a Nehruvian
War and the Sensory World
Bindings and Bondings
Monochrome Images
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A “Superior Lady’s” View
A Historian with a Holistic Vision
The Slippery Path of Progress
Showcasing A Trend
Matter Of Ethics
Politics, Punjabiyat, Insaniyat
'Rewriting' History
Of Siva, Religious and Cultural Space
The 'Other' History
The Self and the World in its Myriad Forms
From the 'Ante-natal' Scenario to the Present
Redressing an Imbalance
City as a Sacrificial Site
‘Situating Music in its Context’
Landmark in Art
Holding the Mirror
Making History Come Alive
Story of British Rule in Kenya
Social Art at its Best
World Renouncers and Men of the World
Mapping the Terrain of Emotion
Nuanced Reading Of India’s Environmental History
Documenting the Role of an Institution
A Living Institution
A ‘Bird’s Eye View’ of India’s Natural History
Cross Border Tales
Of the Historical and the Hagiographic
Charting New Routes
Warriors in Grey
Missing the Medieval
Narrativizing History And Causality
Teaching Early Indian History
The Story is the Thing
Historical Representations Through a Lens
At Home in the World
Unravelling Marriage in the Indian Context
A ‘Useful’ Colonial Construct?
Re-Visiting Medieval Indian History
Multiplicity as Strength and Vulnerability
Emduring Footprints
Breaking Psychological Barriers
The Public Face of History
Cinderellas of Archaeological Explorations
Shifting, Contextual Discourse of Power
A Tale of Conflicts
Power At The Tip Of A Pen
Language Predicament, Decay and Death
Grim Reminder of Medusa's Head
Recipes Galore
The Blue Pencil
Creativity Amidst Loss
Appropriating Aœoka—Memory, History, Politics
Social History of Medicine
A Synoptic History
Reassessing a Modern Thinker
The Burmese Enigma
Mapping the Caste Debate
Discovering Harappan Cities
History of a Revolt
Looking Back at a Visual Archive
Small Towns, Grand Ideas
Enchanted Aesthetic Spaces
A Multifaceted Life
Warriors and Their Art
A Journey of Discovery
New Insights on Partition
Pathway to Knowledge
Anthologizing Islam in South Asia
Jihad in Islamic Discourse
Ideological Moorings Of A Community
A Legacy Lives On
Engaging with the Urban Predicament
A Murder Foretold
Journey of the Secret Ballot
Infamous In Indian History
Life of a Nationalist Muslim
Knowledge-Power Relationship in Colonial India
More Than A Pastime
A Region's Unique Canvas
Crossings And Journeys
A State With A Contested Past
A Biography Revisited
Contentious Issues
Evolving Trade Networks
Making History of their Choice
Towards Understanding Larger Historical Trajectories
The IFsof History
Unanswered Questions
War Elephant As An Idea
Writing Twentieth Century History –From Colony to Nation: A Conference Report*
A Framework For Strategic Creativity
Bangladesh History as Structure
A Glorious Symbol
For the Sake of Pragmatism
Of Arms and the Man
Imprints of Stone
Arresting Splendour
Integral Linkages
Global Concerns
Colonial Capitalism and the Natural World
Ethical and Political Conundrums of Gandhi’s Legacy
A Dangerously Flawed Thesis
Intimate Portrayal of Bombay City
New Pathways of Scrutiny
The Never Ending Debate
Making and Remaking the World
Scribal Traditions Catalogued
Migrants from the Frontier
Gazing the Linguistic Crystal Ball
Parables of a Time Gone By
Deconstructing Monolithic Islam and Homogeneous Muslim Community
The Persistence of Memory
A Juristic Contribution
Addressing the American Reader
Poetry and History
A Visual Delight
Trajectories of Political Change
Reliving Moments that Mattered
Narrativizing Partition: The Perils of Overkill
Lived and Living Agonies
An Enigmatic Work
Voices of Hope
Putting the Ocean into a Jug
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