Category Archives: South Asia

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The Oriental Collection at Peshawar University

A review of the Oriental Collection at Peshawar University Working at Peshawar University libraries has been one of the most refreshing research experiences I have…

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Hindus, Muslims, and Music in India

A review of Brahmans Beyond Nationalism, Muslims Beyond Dominance: A Hidden History of North Indian Classical Music’s Hinduization, by Justin Scarimbolo. The discipline of historical…

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Art, Science, and Diplomacy in French India

A review of Mercantile Aesthetics: Art, Science, and Diplomacy in French India (1664-1761), by Liza Oliver. This dissertation unravels the meaning of South Indian textiles…

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State Archives of West Bengal

A review of the State Archives of West Bengal (Kolkata, India). Researching the river Ganges during the 18th and 19th century led me along Kolkata’s…

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Decolonising Anglo-Indians

A review of Decolonising Anglo-Indians: Strategies for a Mixed Race Community in Late Colonial India during the First Half of the Twentieth Century, by Uther…