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The Real History of Srilanka – Part 1

TweetUpdates: This post has been featured in the History Carnival at Varnam.org & in Desi Pundit. Thanks, JK. I promised to write a follow-up to my previous post. But the situation in Srilanka got my goat, so I’m taking a detour this week. If you are not hiding under a rock, you would be grimacing […]

Do bridges matter anymore?

Tweet(On the occasion of Gandhi’s birth anniversary, I dedicate this post to the memory of late Rajnarayan Chandavarkar among the finest sons and historians of India. Raj was based at Cambridge, England.) “We can help make the world safe for diversity. For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit […]

The Real History of India Part 10 – The Abominable Caste System – Indian Fact or British Fiction?

TweetProlog: Last week, we covered one of Islam’s key contributions to India. There is plenty of material out there to undertstand the bad things done by the Islamists, which is why i wrote about some good things they did. Any discussion on India’s history is not complete without considering the caste system. In this post, […]

The Real History of India Part 9 – One of Islam’s delectable contributions

TweetUpdated Apr 15,2008: Rachel Laudan was kind enough to respond to my email to say that she does not have much knowledge of Ethiopian to answer the question. She has however said she knows someone that might be able to answer. Stay tuned. Prolog: A key reason I started this series is to debunk ideas […]

The Real History of India – Part 8: Parpola Lecture disproves Farmer/Witzel/Sproat

TweetUpdated again March 16, 2008: Varnam.org includes this post in their History Carnival. Thanks a lot Varnam.org.  We are honored. — Updated again March 9, 2008: Steve Farmer sent me an email and was kind enough to explain to me why my post was moderated out. I accepted his explanation. But i told Steve that […]