Rodney Hilton (17 November 1916 - 7 June 2002) was a well-known British Marxist historian.
The Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism
The debate on the transition from feudalism to capitalism, published in Science and Society in the early 1950s, is one of the most famous episodes in the development of Marxist historiography since...
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
José Carlos Mariátegui (14 June 1894 – 16 April 1930) was born in Monquegua, Peru. A journalist by profession, he was one of the most influential socialist thinkers of Latin America. His most f
K.A. Manikumar retired as Professor of History, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He is the author of Vellore Revolt, 1806 (Allied Publishers & VIT University, 2007) and A Colonia
Tamás Krausz is Professor of Russian History at the Eötvös Loránd Univesity of Sciences in Budapest, and Head of the Department of Eastern European Studies. One of the best-
Aparajita Bakshi is a development economist researching on rural incomes, livelihoods, socio-economic inequalities and rural transformation, and village-level statistical systems in India. She is A
Richard W. Franke is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA. He has written extensively on Kerala.
John Harriss is Professor of International Studies at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. He has been a visiting researcher at the Madras Institute of Development Studies and has published
Friedrich Engels (1820–1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of t
Shereen Ratnagar gave up her Professorship in Archaeology at the JNU when it ceased to be fun and has since been researching and teaching in various places. Her interests include the bronze age, tr
Harkishan Singh Surjeet (23 March 1916 - 1 August 2008) was a veteran Communist leader, one of the core that formed the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964 serving as its General Secretary f
P. Chandramohan did his Master's in History from Calicut University, Kerala, and pursued his research on the Social and Cultural History of Modern Travancore at the Centre for Historical Studies, J
Rani Bang is a co-founder of the Society for Education Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) that pioneers new models in Indian health care.
Premchand (31 July 1880 – 8 October 1936) is among the most widely read authors in Hindi and Urdu even today. He wrote many novels, such as Sevasadan, Premashram, Rangbhumi, Nirmala, Gaban, Karm
Rustam Singh (b. 1955) is a philosopher and translator. He has in the past been associated with various institutions such as Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Indian Institute of Advanc
G.P. DESHPANDE (1938-2013) retired as Professor of Chinese Studies at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of The World of Ideas in Modern M
Sheema Kermani is a classical dancer, teacher, theatre practitioner, choreographer and women's rights activist. She is founder and head of Tehrik-e-Niswan Cultural Action Group, dedicated to improv
Julian Markels (born 24 June 1925) is professor emeritus of English at Ohio State University, USA.