Ira Mukhoty

Ira Mukhoty is the author of three books on narrative history and one novel

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Many Napoleons

Discovering the French emperor through forgotten histories even as Ridley Scott asks historians to ‘get a life’

22 December 2023
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One Hundred Days of Solitude

The rootlessness of family can give you the world

23 December 2022
The Royal Thread
The Royal Thread

The sartorial expressions of the Queen’s soft power

23 September 2022
The Man in the Tiger Mask

The many incarnations of Tipu Sultan

19 August 2022
To Die or Not to Die

The perils of a binary reading of sources at odds with a complicated reality

08 July 2022
A God for Small Things

The Indus Civilisation can teach us much about equality and harmony, aesthetics and planning

10 June 2022
A Curry in Time

There is no single, pure Indian way of cooking and eating

06 May 2022
Mysore’s Allies

The French connection behind the painting that shows Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan defeating Company forces at the Battle of Pollilur

08 April 2022
Power and Religion

The complex evolution of cultures and societies in the Deccan

11 March 2022


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

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Brahma Chellaney

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MJ Akbar

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Ram Madhav

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Makarand R Paranjape

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