He was the lawyer Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi appointed to take up her case against the British. But few had heard of the colourful John Lang and his writings capturing the most interesting events and characters of the mid-19th century in India till author Amit Ranjan went on a quest to bring him to life through his book
How did western historians in the 18th and 19th centuries justify and endorse the greed and ambition that drove colonial expansion? Stanford University Professor and Author Priya Satia joins us on #LHIBookClub to discuss her assessment in ‘Time’s Monster’.
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