Gilbert Achcar, born in 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon, is a Professor of Development Studies and International Relations at SOAS, University of London.
The route to any coherent understanding of our time runs through the issues addressed in this collection of essays: the political meaning of Islam, the relation of the West to the Islamic world, th...
Georgi Valentinovich Plekhanov (1856-1918) was a Marxist revolutionary and theoretician.
Rimli Bhattacharya trained in Comparative Literature at Jadavpur and Brown Universities. She has published on gender and performance, primary education, children’s literature and expressive forms
TEO BALLVÉ is a North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) editor.
Julian Markels (born 24 June 1925) is professor emeritus of English at Ohio State University, USA.
Palagummi Sainath (born 1957), one of India’s best-known journalists, is the founding editor of People’s Archive of Rural India (PARI). He was The Hindu’s Rural Affairs Editor til
Ziya Us Salam is a noted literary and social commentator. He has been associated with The Hindu for more than 18 years. He has been The Hindu’s Features Editor for North India editions for 16 ye
Ashok Dhawale is President, All India Kisan Sabha, and member of the Central Committee of the CPI(M).
Deeptha Achar teaches at the Department of English, M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara. Her publications include The Age of Adventure: Childhood, Reading and British Boys Fiction (2010). She has c
Josef Steindl (1912-1993) received his doctorate in economics from the Vienna Hochschule für Welthandel (now the Economic University) in 1935. Influenced by Austro-Marxism, he was am
Teodor Shanin (b. 1930) is an eminent British sociologist and a former Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. He was also instrumental in the establishment of the Moscow Schoo
Antonio Gramsci (22 January 1891 - 27 April 1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and communist militant. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member and o
Romila Thapar (born 30 November 1931) is a distinguished Indian historian whose principal area of study is ancient India. She is the author of numerous substantial books including the popular class