Jeremy Seabrook is a researcher, journalist and writer. His recent books include Pauperland: Poverty and the Poor in Britain and People Without History: India’s Muslim Ghettos (Navayana).
The Song of the Shirt
Labour in Bangladesh flows like its rivers—in excess of what is required. Often, both take a huge toll. Labour that costs $1.66 an hour in China and 52 cents in India can be had for a song in Ban...
Qurratulain Hyder is a leading writer in Urdu fiction in India. A prose stylist of rare accomplishment, she wrote in both Urdu and English, and her books have been translated into all Indian langua
The late Vivekanand Jha was Director, Indian Council of Historical Research, and editor of the Indian Historical Review (20 vols, 1974-94), making it India's most substantive historical journal. He
Brinda Bose is currently Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi. She has taught for 10 years at the Department of English, Hindu College, Delhi University, and researches in gender, p
PRAVEEN SWAMI is the recipient of the Sanskriti Award for his reporting of the Kargil war.
Richard Henry Tawney (1880-1962), born in Calcutta, was educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford, of which he was elected a fellow in 1918. During World War I, he was severely wounded d