In Search of a Proto Theory of Political Order

A theory of International Relations (IR) which purports to be cultural needs to grapple with at least three categories of problems.
The first concerns this whole business of grand theory. Dreams of a final theory, a set of immutable and fundamental truths about the universe which would explain everything that happens both in space and time, were seen even before Socrates.

Tracing the Lineage of Medieval Indian Historiography

Mainstream historiography of Medieval India has hardly explored the early period of the Delhi Sultanate. As the author states in the Preface, the modern historians of Medieval India, with the exception of Peter Hardy, have utilized the compiled histories of the Medieval Period primarily as sources of information but not for understanding these as important contributions to history writing.