Books that Cross Disciplines

Reading South Asia - Spring 2009

Led by Barbara Metcalf, the eminent scholar and leading authority on the history of South Asian Islam.

The Reading List:

  • February 19
    R. Sreenivasan, The Many Lives of a Rajput Queen: Heroic Pasts in India, C. 1500-1900 (2007)
  • March 19
    M. Sarkar, Visible Histories Disappearing Women: Producing Muslim Womanhood in late Colonial Bengal (2008)
  • April 16
    S. Roy, Beyond Belief: India and the Politics of Postcolonial Nationalism (2007)
  • May 21
    V. Zamindar, The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories (2007)