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Irfan Habib
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Irfan Habib

The author is former Maulana Azad Chair National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi. 

Articles by Irfan Habib

From Amir Khusrau To Filthy Abuse

From Amir Khusrau To Filthy Abuse

Jan 24, 2018 Irfan Habib

India these days is ­being ­identified with ­Hinduism. Our history tells us why patriots must stand...

On Parallel, Shining Paths

On Parallel, Shining Paths

Aug 10, 2017 Irfan Habib

Gandhiji’s vision of India—a moral, secular version of village life and economy—was the opposite of...

On Blackened Marblestones

On Blackened Marblestones

Jun 08, 2017 Irfan Habib

Zahir Dehlvi isn’t a very reliable narrator, but his memoir describes the Mutiny in Delhi vividly. This is...

Commemorating 1857: The Role Of The Bengal Army In The First War Of Independence

Commemorating 1857: The Role Of The Bengal Army In The First War Of Independence

May 24, 2017 Irfan Habib

'There were more fundamental causes behind the Bengal Army’s Mutiny than the relentless pressure of...

Holding On To The Crown Jewels

Holding On To The Crown Jewels

Nov 24, 2016 Irfan Habib

An account of late imperial hypocrisy has interpretive errors, but is valuable for the British story

History Is One Blind Turn From Mohenjo Daro

History Is One Blind Turn From Mohenjo Daro

Sep 08, 2008 Irfan Habib

Glaring omissions, faulty maps, quirky highlighting and the airbrushing of Islam off early medieval India...

Indian Historians Are Not Lazy

Indian Historians Are Not Lazy

Nov 20, 2006 Irfan Habib

The noted historian isn't worrying about William Dalrymple's charges

The Rewriting Of History...

The Rewriting Of History...

Feb 13, 2002 Irfan Habib

...by the Sangh Parivar must be a matter of concern for every citizen of India, who has any care at all for...