Author: William Dalrymple Publisher: Bloomsbury Another Dalrymple book right on time when the world is debating the dangers of unchecked corporations straddling nations, influencing public policies far and wide. The Anarchy is Dalrymple’s attempt at reminding the world about the perils of an unregulated joint-stock company that goes on to unleash humanity’s worst corporate plunder,… Read More Book Review: The Anarchy- The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company
TITLE: AURANGZEB-The Man & The Myth AUTHOR: Audrey Truschke PUBLISHER: Penguin Random House India,2017 Audrey Truschke’s Aurangzeb-The Man & The Myth, is a brave take at reclaiming India’s medieval past from a heap of fabrications & outright lies that attempts to paint our entire history in binaries.
The other day I stumbled upon something on Quora, someone had asked, “Why do we teach Mughal/Muslim history in India when they were actually foreign marauders? Shouldn’t we be teaching our own ancient history?”