Advertisement


History
Books  /  Published 20.11.20

From wonder to desire: India and the West

The rest of the essays chart out some of these protocols that navigate between the desired and the undesired, and, sometimes, even the undesirable, spreading over a range of historical contexts and th...
By Iman Mitra in

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.20

Future of history: India’s past is threatened

In 1992, a provocative thesis was put forward by the Japanese-American political scientist, Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama. The book in which it was published had an enigmatic title: The End of Histo...
By G.N. Devy in

Books  /  Published 01.10.20

Tracing Gandhi through books

We end with a more personal yet scholarly book, The Good Boatman: A Portrait of Gandhi by acclaimed biographer Rajmohan Gandhi, who is also Gandhi’s grandson. By examining in detail the dominant...
By Richa Burman in

India  /  Published 27.09.20

‘Scapegoats are required as a diversion’

...
By Romila Thapar in

Heritage  /  Published 23.08.20

Fever Sutra: The Much-Feared Jwara

...
By Bitan Sikdar in

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

Breezy ride: Bicycle culture in India

A colleague who stays a few kilometres away from office has bought a bicycle, and is now cycling tens of kilometres within and without Calcutta regularly for all sorts of activities. Many people are n...
By Atanu Biswas in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

This Month, That Year

...
By The Telegraph in

Books  /  Published 03.07.20

Bengal: An incomplete account of a historical experience

Edited volumes are not the easiest to review. The present one is no exception. The challenge is to find substance in the claims made by the editors in the introduction where they make an argument for ...
By Lakshmi Subramanian in

Heritage  /  Published 18.12.18

Chandernagore is a hidden gem with a French past

Some members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that is working to secure the history and revive the cultural heritage of Chandernagore are launching a tour to give visitors a feel of the town w...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 07.01.19

The battle over the early Indians

Excerpted from Early Indians by Tony Joseph, published by Juggernaut, Rs 531...
By Tony Joseph in


Advertisement

Download our latest App

to get update on the go...

Advertisement

Advertisement
 
Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.