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British colonialism

Redeeming the Rani

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

Seeking Lakshmibai between history and legend

Misreading the Mahatma

Gandhi was not enough for Naipaul. Why he was wrong

When Boris Comes to Bharat

Still in search of a post-imperial purpose

An East Bengal In West Bengal

The 2021 struggle for power is shaped by history, geography, demography—and a miracle by the mahatma, argues MJ Akbar

Defining Indian Cuisine

Do caste and social hierarchies create barriers to our culinary exchanges?

The Good Doctors

A riveting account of three generations of physicians in colonial Bengal who performed ordinary miracles in their daily lives

A Nationalist before Nationalism

The political evolution of Dadabhai Naoroji

The Colony Writes Back

A magisterial rejoinder to the empire and its apologists

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