Bhagat Singh (1907–1931) is perhaps India's best-known and beloved revolutionary. Born into a Sikh family which had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British
Arundhati Roy is a novelist, activist and a world citizen. She won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her first novel The God of Small Things. Since then, she has concentrated her writing on political is
Meera Nanda is an independent scholar based in the United States. She has been a John Templeton Foundation Fellow in Religion and Science (2005-2007), and is currently in India as Visiting Professo
Mrityunjay Tripathi is assistant professor in the Hindi programme at Ambedkar University Delhi. He has translated the autobiography of Mallikarjun Mansur into Hindi (Ras yatra), and a Hindi transla
Irfan Habib is Professor Emeritus of History at the Aligarh Muslim University. He is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 1556–1707 (1963, revised edition 1999), An Atlas o
Vasant Kaiwar is Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University, North Carolina, USA. He is the author of The Postcolonial Orient, The Politi
José Julián Martí y Pérez (1853-95), writer and revolutionary, was an iconic figure in Cuba's struggle for independence from Spain. He was to become a symbol of liberty
P. Govinda Pillai (b. 1926) was born in Perumbavoor in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. Leaping into the country’s freedom movement during his student days, Pillai graduated from St. Xavier&
Trevor Henry Aston (1925-85) was a British historian and teacher at the University of Oxford.
Brett Clark is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Utah, United States.
John Callow is the chief librarian of the Marx Memorial Library. He is the author of several books including The King in Exile, The Making of James II and The Triumph and the Tragedy.