Missing the Medieval
Chandan Gowda
-- by Urvi Mukhopadhyay Orient BlackSwan, Noida, 2015, 318 pp., 790
March 2015, volume 39, No 3

The medieval ages, however you mark its temporal coordinates, are a bright period in India’s history. My choice of the metaphor of ‘bright’ is deliberate, of course, because history textbooks, which make space for mostly dynastic and military details, make them appear dark.

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