In Kashmir, architecture acquired new dimensions and possibilities as a result of the syncretism this region provided. Hakim Sameer Hamdani's new book traces the historical identity of Kashmir within the context of Islamic religious architecture between the early 14th and mid-18 centuries.
Powerful neighbours who are wary of each other - the relationship between India and China is wrought with tensions. Why? And what caused the distrust? Historian AS Bhasin brings together his research on until recently classified letters to put the pieces together in his book Nehru, Tibet and, China.
The medieval period of Indian history is often portrayed as a period of a ‘clash’ of faiths and civilisations. But how much of that is really true? Historian Richard Eaton busts many myths as he talks about his new book on #LHIBookClub
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