Romila Thapar Box Set: Indian Cultures As Heritage, The Past As Present, The Public Intellectual In India
- Author: Romila Thapar
- Publisher: Aleph
- ISBN: 9789387561199
Understanding our past is of critical importance to our present.
A new collection of essays from renowned historian Romila Thapar, one of the most important Indian academics writing today. Well-researched and thoroughly accessible, this volume is sure to become essential reading for those interested in Indian history and religion.
The public intellectual in India shows us why it is important to have independent voices to protect the underprivileged and ensure human rights and social justice.
A timely discourse on the role of critical thinkers and activists in India today. With contributions from writers from various fields, it gives a comprehensive view of the nature an role of public intellectuals.