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’.
One is a household name, a folk hero. The other was sidelined just a couple of decades after her participation in India's First War of Independence. In this episode of #LHIBookClub, historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee joins us to talk about the lives of two remarkable women - Rani Lakshmibai and Begum Hazrat Mahal.
It's one of the youngest religions in India and it has followers across the world. But how did Sikhism rise? What was the role of its Gurus? And how did the founder Guru Nanak leave his stamp, as he travelled across the subcontinent? Catch the 'Story of the Sikhs' with author Sarbpreet Singh...
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