On 24 September 1599, while William Shakespeare was mulling over a draft of Hamlet in his
In the 18th century, a Sikh from the Punjab had very little in common with a Muslim from
Objectivity seems to be difficult for historians writing about Britain’s long and complic
Paul Scott, author of The Jewel in the Crown (1966), said of India: “It was mysteriously
The British in India is an exceptional book.