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Monthly Archives: December 2009

India: The Rise of an Asian Giant

Review by: Shashank Joshi, Harvard University Dietmar Rothermund, India: The Rise of an Asian Giant, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008). Dietmar Rothermund opens this wide-ranging study of India by setting out his qualifications. Arriving in 1960, he interviewed the country’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, after a year in the country. From 1968 to […]

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December 2009: Anthony Brundage

Anthony Brundage Professor of History, Cal Poly Pomona 1. Where, when, and why did you become interested in British history? I became interested in history as a child, principally through the movies. Most of these had to do with British history, including such classics as Gunga Din, The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Captain Blood, […]

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