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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Zareer Masani

Articles by Zareer Masani

Play Up, And Play The Game

Play Up, And Play The Game

Dec 11, 2019 Zareer Masani

Military leader, royal, prolific lover, viceregal couple and lifelong influencer—Dickie and Edwina wore...

Myth Under A Microscope

Myth Under A Microscope

Mar 13, 2019 Zareer Masani

A new history of Jallianwala Bagh gives due emphasis on the suffocatingly hostile nationalist backcloth and...

How The Ruling Caste Played

How The Ruling Caste Played

Sep 27, 2018 Zareer Masani

Casting aside anti-colonial truisms, Gilmour peeps into personal, official documents to present complex...

A Screw Turns Back In Time

A Screw Turns Back In Time

Aug 22, 2018 Zareer Masani

A brilliantly-researched book says that free trade under colonialism served India’s economic interests...

Happy Under The Padishah

Happy Under The Padishah

Sep 01, 2016 Zareer Masani

Tipu’s horrific despotism is whitewashed in a biography of fulsome praise

A Gandhian Laboratory

A Gandhian Laboratory

Feb 25, 2016 Zareer Masani

A pictorial biography of Gandhi doesn’t ignore his blemishes

The Unforgotten Elephants

The Unforgotten Elephants

Jun 15, 2015 Zareer Masani

Rich cast and tapestry, momentous times make for a thrilling, but deeply flawed, book

Of Steel, Metal Birds And More

Of Steel, Metal Birds And More

Feb 09, 2015 Zareer Masani

The Tata sky is a limitless firmament, and its gods a generation of Parsi gentlemen like no other

Chacha’s Musty Coat-Tails

Chacha’s Musty Coat-Tails

Nov 17, 2014 Zareer Masani

Nehru cost India 50 years of growth. His legacy is a petty dynasty.

Bombay Diary

Bombay Diary

Feb 03, 2014 Zareer Masani

The official FSI limits have been widely disregarded by private builders in cahoots with corrupt offi­cers...

The Achaemenids At Ankleshwar

The Achaemenids At Ankleshwar

Nov 18, 2013 Zareer Masani

Parsis: myth, ethics, the arts and pride informs every fibre of their material pursuit. A SOAS exhibition...

That Lawyer In Natal

That Lawyer In Natal

Oct 21, 2013 Zareer Masani

Guha focuses on Gandhi’s ‘less-known’ period in South Africa, follows him and his followers in minute...

What If Attlee Hadn’t Partitioned India?

What If Attlee Hadn’t Partitioned India?

Aug 19, 2013 Zareer Masani

The biggest hypothetical question of the subcontinent

Steel Touched By Porcelain

Steel Touched By Porcelain

Oct 19, 2009 Zareer Masani

Her doom: her politics of manipulation

Way To A Benign Empire

Way To A Benign Empire

Feb 07, 2005 Zareer Masani

Alexander's abiding appeal betrays a yearning for effective global governance

In Black And White

In Black And White

Sep 18, 1996 Zareer Masani

Traffic Jams On The Road To Affluence

Traffic Jams On The Road To Affluence

Feb 14, 1996 Zareer Masani