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History without Humility

Keerthik Sasidharan

Intellectuals and the Indian past

The Redundancy of Anti-Americanism

There’s a little bit of America all around and in us

The Visionary Culturalist

She plumbed the psyche of Indian classical music and dance

Who Exactly is the ‘Other’?

A swift tour of India’s memorable cultural trends in literature and movies

The Scent of India

Smelling my way through a cultural maze

Once Life Flees

Death has an unfamiliarity to it which is scary

Harappans would have scoffed at attempts to make them vegetarians

Ullekh NP in Open Conversation with historian Nayanjot Lahiri

‘Museums are a tool of cultural diplomacy,’ says Nathalie Bondil

Curator Nathalie Bondil tells V Shoba that exposure to culture, art and music are integral to our well-being

We Are All Calibans Today

The culture of Americanisation

An Idea Between the Covers

America was the New Jerusalem. It is still the Promised Land. That is not a complete picture but it is how the America we know began. From Henry James’ wilderness with ‘nothing’ in it, the US quickly grew to lead the world, economically, militarily and intellectually. A big country, a lot of things have happened in its brief timeline, and everything has mattered. Below is a list of 10 books, fiction and non-fiction, that span most of the country’s history as the ‘United’ States of America and explain how it was made—and continues to be remade

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