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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mushirul Hasan

Articles by Mushirul Hasan

Project History

Project History

Aug 25, 2014 Mushirul Hasan

This is the stage where all Muslim tropes live

Laugh, Riotous Politics!

Laugh, Riotous Politics!

May 14, 2012 Mushirul Hasan

A first look at ‘Wit and Wisdom’, a new compilation from ‘The Parsee Punch’, a London ‘Punch’...

Chalk And Cheese

Chalk And Cheese

Jan 10, 2011 Mushirul Hasan

Education has to be an inclusive idea in India. It is not now.

Ears On Cobblestones

Ears On Cobblestones

Aug 30, 2010 Mushirul Hasan

Two books offer no insight into the enigma of 1857, but, laudably, listen in on marginalised voices and oral...

Verses That Change

Verses That Change

Feb 15, 2010 Mushirul Hasan

The lives of Shaukat and Kaifi Azmi frame a broader cultural ferment, a shared vision for a better world

Dreams Of Lion Valley

Dreams Of Lion Valley

Dec 01, 2008 Mushirul Hasan

Sheikh Abdullah's secular Kashmiriyat must be seen in the context of the fight against the Dogra regime

Assembled In Pakistan

Assembled In Pakistan

Oct 06, 2008 Mushirul Hasan

A reploughing of Jinnah's life, but shorn of balance

Long Goodbye

Long Goodbye

Jun 16, 2008 Mushirul Hasan

Tells us about Benazir’s liberal commitments and eclectic worldview, but also points to the blemishes...

The Musketeers Of Hind

The Musketeers Of Hind

Mar 17, 2008 Mushirul Hasan

1857—the time that's become a place in our minds

Around Midnight

Around Midnight

Oct 29, 2007 Mushirul Hasan

One virtue of this book is that every paragraph of it is redolent of the 1940s and to bring it up to date...

One Word, Many Meanings

One Word, Many Meanings

Sep 17, 2007 Mushirul Hasan

Such was the polysemy of Partition in the minds of those who lived through the transfer of power

Red Sentinel

Red Sentinel

Sep 03, 2007 Mushirul Hasan

This illustrated book brings alive the palace-fortress built by Emperor Shahjahan.

The Fear And Loathing

The Fear And Loathing

Jun 04, 2007 Mushirul Hasan

New narrative vigour and fresh insights into a theme that's been reduced to a static tale of suffering

The Ants Write Their Own Script

The Ants Write Their Own Script

Nov 27, 2006 Mushirul Hasan

Did Partition's onus rest only on its grand players or did the untold story lie outside conference chambers?

Jinnah, The Janus-Faced

Jinnah, The Janus-Faced

Jun 20, 2005 Mushirul Hasan

Jinnah began as secular. But political ambition made him change colours often.

History In The Breaking

History In The Breaking

Nov 17, 2003 Mushirul Hasan

An empirical underpinning of the political abuse of Ayodhya and its reverberating echoes

The History Metre

The History Metre

Jul 21, 2003 Mushirul Hasan

This new volume edited by a descendant of Hali has produced an admirable English translation.

We Shall Overcome

We Shall Overcome

Dec 02, 2002 Mushirul Hasan

Some essays are entirely based on newspaper reports; others are hardly held together by a single theme ......

In Residence

In Residence

Aug 26, 2002 Mushirul Hasan

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

A Spectre Of Failed Countries

A Spectre Of Failed Countries

Oct 01, 2001 Mushirul Hasan

The strategy of nation-states explains the place and action of the Jamaat