The 20th century may have been the last era when people were able to create innocently and non-imitatively while remaining true to the gradually constructed stack of human culture. It was still possible to believe in the myth of progress. Ideologies continued to offer hope. Affluence was still based on manufactured goods and hard labour. … Continue reading Our times
Fascinating story of Africans who arrived in India and sometimes became kings. Rare images document the centuries-long history of Africans in India.
Yesterday finished Khushwant Singh's Delhi, which tells the story of the capital from invasion to invasion, massacre to massacre, and concludes with the pogrom on the Sikhs in 1984. And today I was reading a horrifying story about the Muzzafanagar and Shamli District riots last September. The location of the places where the recent atrocities … Continue reading India’s violent history